Nature: Song thrush is top of the charts
Thursday 20 February 1997
One of Britain's most famous "twitchers", Bill Oddie, who presents a new BBC TV guide to bird-watching, said yesterday: "Everyone has a favourite bird, even if it's a turkey.
"Mine is the swallow and its arrival every spring is both a delight and a wonder to me. Birdwatching is now one of Britain's favourite outdoor pursuits because it is something everyone can enjoy everywhere."
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