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Weekly podcast in which five stories of birds and birdsong are told by the people inspired by them.

Tweet of the Week BBC

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Weekly podcast in which five stories of birds and birdsong are told by the people inspired by them.

    Satish Kumar's Tweet of the Week, Pt 2

    Satish Kumar's Tweet of the Week, Pt 2

    In his second edition of Tweet of the Week, peace and environmental activist Satish Kumar shares how he views birds and all of nature are part of the world that we are all part of. Satish's thoughts that we should aim to live with an elegant simplicity and within this we should embrace time, not as our enemy and making us stressed in the modern world, but as an assett. Take time to walk, as walking is the best way to be out in and enjoy everything nature has to offer.

    This omnibus edition contains the following repeated episodes;

    Ring Ouzel - presented by Bill Oddie
    Greater Hill Mynah - presented by Sir David Attenborough
    Goosander - presented by Kate Humble
    Merlin - presented by Chris Packham
    Common Tern - presented by Machaela Strachan

    • 25 min
    Satish Kumar's Tweet of the Week, Pt 1

    Satish Kumar's Tweet of the Week, Pt 1

    In his first edition of Tweet of the Week, peace and environmental activist Satish Kumar shares how he views birds are symbols of free spirits and a pure consciousness, how humans can never view themselves as being superior to nature, and why he believes nature is capable of imagination and memories.

    This omnibus edition contains the following repeated episodes;

    Common Indian Cuckoo - presented by Chris Packham
    Grasshopper Warbler - presented by Kate Humble
    Pied Flycatcher - presented by Sir David Attenborough
    Kingfisher - presented by Steve Backshall
    Northern Cardinal - presented by Michael Palin CBE

    • 19 min
    Gillian Clarke's Tweet of the Week, Pt 2

    Gillian Clarke's Tweet of the Week, Pt 2

    Poet Gillian Clarke shares her encounter with a heron on the M4, her feelings on the next generation's disconnect from the natural world, and the enduring relationship between the Welsh language poets and the natural world.

    This omnibus edition contains the following repeated episodes;

    King Eider - presented by Miranda Krestovnikoff
    Guillemot - presented by David Attenborough
    Pink-footed Goose - presented by Kathy Hinde
    Garden Warbler - presented by Penny Anderson
    Robin - presented by David Rothenberg

    • 17 min
    Gillian Clarke's Tweet of the Week, Pt 1

    Gillian Clarke's Tweet of the Week, Pt 1

    Gillian Clarke, former National Poet of Wales, presents a selection of her favourite Tweet of the Day episodes, and talks of her fondness for kites, her tree planting initiative, and the unique relationship between the sounds of birdwatching and her poetry.

    This omnibus edition contains the following repeated episodes;

    Fulmar - presented by Kate Humble
    Budgerigar - presented by Michael Palin CBE
    Common Gull - presented by Michaela Strachan
    Golden Plover - presented by Andy Clements
    Great Shearwater - presented by Brett Westwood

    • 16 min
    Geoff Sample's Tweet of the Week, Pt 2

    Geoff Sample's Tweet of the Week, Pt 2

    Geoff Sample hosts another omnibus edition of Tweet of the Week.

    This omnibus edition contains the following repeated episodes;

    Sand Martin - presented by Bill Oddie
    Variable Pitohui - presented by Miranda Krestovnikoff
    Collared Dove - presented by Sam West
    Red-necked Nightjar - presented by Chris Packham
    Whimbrel - presented by Sir David Attenborough

    • 20 min
    Geoff Sample's Tweet of the Week, Pt 1

    Geoff Sample's Tweet of the Week, Pt 1

    Wildlife sound recordist Geoff Sample hosts this week's Tweet of the Week omnibus, where he reminisces on a love of Scotland, the bird he's currently fascinated with, and some interesting encounters he's had as a result of a life of sound recording.

    This omnibus edition contains the following repeated episodes;

    Red Grouse - presented by Brett Westwood
    Blackcap - presented by Sir David Attenborough
    Manx Shearwater - presented by Gary Moore
    Great Spotted Woodpecker - presented by Chris Baines
    Sulphur crested Cockatoo - presented by Liz Bonnin

    • 19 min

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