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Official Twitter for Steve Backshall, naturalist broadcaster and author. Link to my new book Expedition here...

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Joined Twitter 5/3/13


Under the sea with @seahorsecharity Diving with spiny seahorses in seagrass. They face so many threats, from trad m… https://t.co/yQ6OZ8dxCK
7/2
2020
All my how to videos are now available on the @YeoValley website https://t.co/5qe2GMMmOk - make sure you head over… https://t.co/kcHfaPNfsGhttps://t.co/PCEVnOHjOS @KeepBritainTidy @SwanwatchUk
6/30
2020
@robtye8 @BBCSpringwatch @ChrisGPackham @MeganMcCubbin @EllieHarrison__ Its two isn’t it?!
6/29
2020
I’m newting! Don’t cough anybody don’t come by, Any small noise makes a newt feel shy, He thinks I’m a bush or a ne… https://t.co/aun1gvjefv @BrickellJames Huge huge issue round us. As is the fact that people are descending on beauty spots in their hundred… https://t.co/Nzh3kAtVV7
6/28
2020
@MartinLangArt Not a hornet! Sb @dmcdomhallam @ChrisGPackham Poplar hawk! @sebel44 @georgecmcgavin I’d go for a nursery web spider Sb @Butler_Ads @AlexJoestar622 Nope. @WildMarlow1 @BBCSpringwatch @BBCEarth @BBOWT @_BTO @Natures_Voice @Helenglovergb @ChrisGPackham They’ve been flyin… https://t.co/JPX02M1ynw
6/26
2020
Fledged! Our swallows finally flew the nest this morning @BBCSpringwatch @BBCEarth @BBOWT @_BTO @Natures_Voicehttps://t.co/3ybj7K7aEH @hoffiOT Thankyou so much to both of you; lovely photo! Sb
6/25
2020
.@SteveBackshall explores the deadly animals that live all around us in his brand new series #DIYDeadly - available… https://t.co/uZ3eBKXO6E
Retweeted by Steve Backshall @TVP_Maidenhead I was kayaking through and saw these men jumping off the bridge into the weir stream. Please get in… https://t.co/fhwub9mHDuSteve Backshall Live Q&A https://t.co/FM1BZJAhViSteve Backshall Live Q&A https://t.co/Mn7iZc9BzHAbout to go live for the last wildlife W and A - head to Steve Backshall official on YouTube sb https://t.co/qGuH7JnJlE @DavidLuff2 That would have been me! Thanks David! SB @Hinton94 Tune in!
6/24
2020
Wild World whys! My final Live Wednesday Wildlife QnA tomorrow 0930 on my YouTube channel. Please post your questio… https://t.co/uptOGl7lKL @SharonStathers Whoah!!!! I didn’t know there was a Deadly jigsaw?!
6/23
2020
Head over to and follow @YeoValley to learn how you can create your very own wild garden to support biodiversity –… https://t.co/TABFY97aQp @lil_red_1984 That ones from Blue ray t shirts online store SbWorst ever gym buddy... @Helenglovergb https://t.co/X0ykZpR1mV
6/22
2020
@Bekindorbequie1 Absolutely brilliant- thank her so much from me! Sb
6/21
2020
It's amazing how much nature and wildlife we can find just a short walk from home! 🌳 @stevebackshall shows us eve… https://t.co/JyFuT9ZhJd
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6/20
2020
@unicornpasty @Helenglovergb This is amazing. @frase1975 @ZSLWhipsnadeZoo Oooops. Still paying for that one... @unicornpasty @Helenglovergb No way!!!! Send more photos! @EmmaEmujames @Wills7300Miles Hey Emma - I’ve very much been in touch, he’s doing a great job! SbBRAND NEW #DIYDeadly starts next week! Lockdown is the perfect time to learn about the wildlife around us, so join… https://t.co/jzTT1v9N1L
Retweeted by Steve Backshall @rebeccafregan Happy birthday Finn! Sb @katjanemo And Thankyou Kat! Sb
6/18
2020
Steve Backshall Live Q&A https://t.co/Ve3t5r51z1
6/17
2020
@sharkeee @ZSLWhipsnadeZoo Really? I've never noticed that here in the UK! I need to get out/ underwater more!!! SBPOST YOUR QUESTIONS BELOW 👇👇👇 Anything from the natural world. The wackier the better! Filmed this at our first fu… https://t.co/yuUtR1eaGf
6/16
2020
Any day spent with you is my favourite day. So today is my new favourite day.’ W.T. Pooh. Pond dipping to fill a wi… https://t.co/1Z0zNDdruYPlay your part in ensuring our environment is more diverse; head to @YeoValley to learn how you can create your ver… https://t.co/4tHpqayKIO @FinlayPringle @Isla_Dawn @BaskingSharkSco @SeaMonstersTale @Seasaver Utterly amazing - first one I've seen that ha… https://t.co/bE0PA3sV3F
6/15
2020
@AlexiaRFishwick @BBCSpringwatch @ChrisGPackham @IoloWilliams2 @MeganMcCubbin @gordonjbuchanan @gillians_voice Why Thankyou Alexia! Sb
6/13
2020
@scottcollier15 @cbbc @deadly60 Wowsers he is super talented! Sb @BeerSylvie That’s so amazing! I’m sorry I can’t make your lockdown party! X @PhilDavidson18 @Buzz_dont_tweet
6/12
2020
@jenziew @Helenglovergb What lovely words! Thank them from me sb @spjoyce84 Huge shout out to all of you! Big deadly love Sb @weXploretravel As if snakes could help me! I will never ever get fishing...You could earn your very own Green Blue Peter badge, just show us how you’re saving the planet! 🌳🦢♻️… https://t.co/mhXpnA9uWN
Retweeted by Steve Backshall @webblax It’s an ornamental pigeon of sorts isn’t it? Not my specialist subject! @MrsPartridge2 Once or twice 🤣 @23sundaygirl A huge happy birthday to a fellow reptile lover! Sb
6/11
2020
@Inspiredrobins @LouParkins73 My sincere apologies - the instant message update wasn’t working while I was doing th… https://t.co/fGkmW9VQ0BSteve Backshall Live Q&A https://t.co/0Cz7D0DQIG
6/10
2020
Wild whys! A quest for questions, queries and conundrums all about the natural world 🌍 PUT YOUR QUESTIONS BELOW 👇👇👇… https://t.co/7LTy0zEjcF @Adamdbassett @sarahhaythwaite @BBCSpringwatch Fingers crossed 🤞 @Georgina100310 This is so good! Sb @djbevanphoto @sarahhaythwaite @BBCSpringwatch @bucksbirdclub An absolute pleasure to meet you both, happy birding! Sb
6/9
2020
@bucksbirdclub @sarahhaythwaite @BBCSpringwatch Nope! I missed that too. And the osprey (tho my friend swears he sa… https://t.co/sho4RK59e7 @sarahhaythwaite @BBCSpringwatch Rushed over with Hels and Logan SO excited. Met a lovely guy from @bucksbirdclub w… https://t.co/jcoNxmo0BE @sarahhaythwaite @BBCSpringwatch No Way!!!!! Where was this?!You can champion biodiversity from home with my simple 'how to' guides. This week, try out the wild water feature!… https://t.co/6tR5ieiUGSAnd then this happened! It seems they have two chicks, the male comes in to feed with his glorious trailing tail st… https://t.co/sKP8qPxsIs
6/8
2020
We’re finally a family! Six hatched and near ready to head out on to the river. Let’s hope they bring them back up… https://t.co/c9jYsilJCL
6/7
2020
A sensational and significant idea. I so wish this had been an option when I was at school... in fact, is it too la… https://t.co/A94AvISmrG
6/5
2020
@the_big_scuba Eek! That one is from @KatfishBrownBlue Planet Live got nommed for a @BAFTA Fintastic! Huge congratulations to the whole marvellous team. @BBCOnehttps://t.co/DR3c5C2Bin
6/4
2020
Is it just me, or has it been the best fortnight for stag beetles EVs?! Not only have we had a dozen near me, but l… https://t.co/SRH6j4PgBgSteve Backshall Live Q&A https://t.co/1ybegBdS29 @akelasmsg @Buzz_dont_tweet @BBOWT Yes! What’s your group name?
6/3
2020
@urbanponds101 @Buzz_dont_tweet @BBOWT Holy moly - I’ve had nearly a hundred messages about people seeing stag beet… https://t.co/lExiXcxS7E @SockRainbow @ukbutterflies @savebutterflies Scarlet tiger moth! @CarlBovisNature @BBCSpringwatch Stunning shot, thanks so much Carl @Megnogmoo I’m on it!!!Just call me the beetle whisperer... after tech troubles last week, I’ll have another crack at answering your inver… https://t.co/Zp30zl48DG @charlottewent It’s a damsel fly! Sb
6/2
2020
I've partnered with #YeoValley to spread the buzz around #biodiversity. Yeo Valley's organic dairy farms thrive wit… https://t.co/m6Tb1YuX0g
6/1
2020
@coulson123 Frozen then defrosted. If I’m honest they didn’t seem to like them much!!! @lisafoskett20 @Britnatureguide Don’t worry, yellow collar it’s a grass snake! @cameron23d It’s not a skull - it looks like a bird sternum Sbhttps://t.co/lytR9P2uZNAny day now... female on the nest day and night, turning the eggs & keeping the nest Feng shui-ed. The male in atte… https://t.co/EmYl6i7dZn @JonQuote It’s a 200tonne wide beam Dutch barge moored on a flat river with four foot high walls round it. Risk assessed.
5/31
2020
@mrsdebspatters @cbbc What a lovely thing to say! @DanTQuinn1984 Don’t make me choose a favourite!All four series of Deadly 60 are streaming now on @BBCiPlayer Get stuck into the action! 🦈🦍🐍 @SteveBackshallhttps://t.co/QzAY72zMLA
Retweeted by Steve BackshallAlways dreamt of being able to swim to work... I had concerns about doing @bbcspringwatch with lockdown rules. But… https://t.co/5MOekiV7o9
5/29
2020
An important message from @SteveBackshall on our No Insectinction campaign launched today. We are asking for 3 th… https://t.co/QNSh1iuDgy
Retweeted by Steve BackshallAbout to go live with Springwatch and the lovely @HStitfall - all from my professional studio, sat on the recycling… https://t.co/qNKmZGCrft
5/28
2020
@BBCSpringwatch https://t.co/xea9VDmynm @TVpsychologist @pontycyclops @ChrisGPackham @IoloWilliams2 @gillians_voice Really nice to hear from you after all this time Jo! Sb @eleanormayf @Buzz_dont_tweet @Pays2BaWinner @BBCSpringwatch @mrsjpollard @Buzz_dont_tweet @Tonyjharrison1 @Buzz_dont_tweet @bigsteevo1 @Buzz_dont_tweet @JimRose @BBCSpringwatch Nooooooo!!!! That’s amazing!!!! And one for @BBOWT thanks so much Jim @LexieCurling @BBCSpringwatch At @Buzz_dont_tweet @gale_beckie It’s @Buzz_dont_tweet @BlackCat_Photos I’ve got loads of cam trap footage. Seriously they’re massive... @MYeldham Oops sorry! Sb @digitalplantpot @ChrisGPackham Hahaha! Actually my parents just never bought me one...
5/27
2020

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