Reviews

  • "Woodlands are like wines, says Brett Westwood, the presenter, no two are the same, each with its different birds... With writer Stephen Moss and wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson, he begins in the Forest of Dean looking for the nuthatch, the only British bird that walks straight down the tree trunk (you can spot it even without binoculars). The tiny treecreeper goes up the trunk, hugging it in little spirals. Then there are long-tailed tits and the (rare) lesser spotted woodpecker, all so vivid you’d swear you were there."

    Gillian Reynolds, The Telegraph
  • "Radio 4, magically, had just the antidote to this seemingly interminable winter – A Guide to Woodland Birds... We heard treecreepers, nuthatches and lesser spotted woodpeckers, singing away in full April mode. You could practically feel the ground thawing and green leaves unfurling on the trees. Lovely."

    Camilla Redmond, The Guardian

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