Listeners say a bittersweet goodbye to swallows as they leave our shore.
Fledglings are learning to fly and avoid predators, like the sparrowhawk.
The chicks have arrived and they need feeding. What's for dinner?
Swallows are building their nests and we are peering in.
From the tip of Cornwall to the coasts of Scotland, the swallows are arriving home
The swallows are on their way, an epic 8,000 mile flight from South Africa. They're off!
Introducing A Summer of Swallows! A new podcast from Today and Radio 4
In the final episode, Becky and Emily rescue pufflings in trouble on their way to the sea
The last pufflings are checked over before they leave their burrows and head out to sea
How do you draw puffins to an island they abandoned long ago? One way is to do it loudly
Writer Michael Morpurgo explains how the puffin became the last word in children's books
Becky and Emily explore the issue of plastic as they trawl beaches awash with waste
Award-winning author Adam Nicolson looks at the internal life of a bird bound in cuteness
Becky and Emily string up a giant net to catch puffins in the name of science
Stormy weather scuppers Emily and Becky's return and news arrives of a wreck in Alaska
Becky and Emily invite you to sink into the sound of the puffins' realm
Becky and Emily risk puffin attacks as they grovel underground for chicks
After a cold winter at sea, the puffins return to the Isle of May.
Emily Knight & Becky Ripley drop anchor in Scotland’s puffin paradise.
Emily Knight & Becky Ripley follow the fortunes of a Scottish puffin colony.