Michael Morpurgo's paean to the beautiful, mysterious swan. Read more
Michael Morpurgo on the Swan
Michael Morpurgo's paean to the beautiful, mysterious swan.
Helen Moncrieff on the Black Guillemot
Helen Moncrieff recalls seeing an Orca seize a Black Guillemot at sea.
Helen Moncrieff on the Northern Wheatear
Helen Moncrieff reveals why her tummy 'flips with joy' at the sight of Northern Wheatears.
Helen Moncrieff on the Fulmar
Helen Moncrieff finds an ally in a territorial fulmar!
Helen Moncrieff on the Shetland Starling
Helen Moncrieff is bewitched by the mimicking of Shetland starlings.
Helen Moncrieff on the Shag
Helen Moncrieff has a particular fondness for a bird known locally as a scarf.
Chris Baines on the Bullfinch
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines defends the bullfinch's feeding habits.
Chris Baines on the Goldcrest
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines is captivated by the tiny Goldcrest.
Chris Baines on the Song Thrush
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines listens to competing Song Thrushes.
Chris Baines on the Great Spotted Woodpecker
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines enjoys great spotted woodpeckers.
Chris Baines on the Nuthatch
Naturalist and environmentalist Chris Baines watches nuthatches in his garden.
Andy Clements on Pink-footed Geese
Andy Clements is captivated by the excited chatter of pink-footed geese.
Jennifer Border on the Whinchat
Jennifer Border recalls how looking for whinchats resulted in a broken road sign.
Nick Moran on the Heron
Nick Moran describes the excitement of recording the nocturnal flight calls of herons.
Sarah Harris on the Blackbird
Sarah Harris recalls the excitement of watching clouds of migrating blackbirds arrive.
Andy Clements on the Garden Warbler
Andy Clements is entranced by the song of the garden warbler.
Matt Merritt on the Curlew
Matt Merritt, editor of British Birdwatching magazine, revels in the call of the curlew.
Matt Merritt on the Redstart
Editor of British Birdwatching magazine Matt Merritt enjoys the first spring male redstart
Matt Merritt on the Wheatear
Poet and editor of British Birdwatching Matt Merritt revels in the Wheatear song.
Richard Jones on the Peregrine
Avian vet Richard Jones introduces the bird that inspired his career.
Richard Jones on the Gyr Falcon
Avian vet Richard Jones introduces a strange tale involving the world's largest falcon.
Mark Cocker on the Meadow Pipit
Nature writer Mark Cocker revels in the windblown melancholy of the meadow pipit's song.
Mark Cocker on the Twite
Mark Cocker laments on the loss of the twite, once a familiar sight during his schooldays.
Mark Cocker on the Wood Warbler
For nature writer Mark Cocker spring has not arrived until he hears his first wood warbler
Mark Cocker on the Curlew
Mark Cocker on the evocative song of a curlew floating over the Derbyshire moorlands.
Mark Cocker on the Ring Ouzel
Listening to the ring ouzel's call takes Mark Cocker back to his childhood.
Ed Byrne's Tweet of the Day Takeover
Comedian Ed Byrne tees up his choices for a week curating his favourite episodes of Tweet.
Ed Byrne perches on the feeder for a second week to pick more of his favourite episodes.
Martin Noble Picks his Tweet of the Day
Martin Noble of British Sea Power introduces his favourite species from Tweet of the Day.
Martin Noble's Tweet of the Day (part 2)
Martin Noble of British Sea Power leafs through the Tweet of the Day back catalogue.
Miriam Darlington selects her Tweet of the Day, 1 of 2
Writer and naturalist Miriam Darlington selects her quintet of birds for Tweet of the Day.