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Brett Westwood

Brett Westwood is an active field naturalist, who’s lived for most of life in his native Worcestershire. He’s a member of the Worcestershire Recorders and of the Wyre Forest Study group and of course the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust.

Brett worked as a producer for BBC Hereford and Worcester and between 1998  and 2014,  was a radio producer and presenter with the BBC Natural History Unit. He has presented several series on BBC Radio 4 including The Living World, Nature, World on the Move, Saving Species and Natural Histories.

Brett has written nearly 400 scripts for Radio 4’s Tweet of the Day series about birdsong which began in May 2013.  

Since 2014 he has been consultant to SpringWatch and has also presented many of the Red Button live shows, giving viewers a sneak preview of the action from the live cameras.

With Stephen Moss, Brett has written Tweet of the Day and Natural Histories books to accompany the radio series and in 2017 he and Stephen published Wonderland, an account of  British wildlife day by day. He was a co-editor of the Nature of Wyre, a guide to the wildlife of the Wyre Forest on the Shropshire/Worcestershire borders. 

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