Watch Countryfile's Charlotte Smith impersonate a toucan barbet's bizarre bird song

Updated: 

If you are a Countryfile presenter, you have to be game for anything.

Charlotte Smith, who also presents BBC Radio 4´s Farming Today, teamed up with wildlife reporter Mike Dilger at Countryfile Live for a special performance of an "antiphonal duet" in the style of the toucan barbet.

The toucan barbet, of course, is a very pretty bird found in Ecuador and Colombia.

Mike and Charlotte put themselves in the mindset of male and female toucan barbets, jumping up and down and imitating a bird call - which Mike accurately compared to "an ambulance in the rainforest".

The Countryfile presenters
The Countryfile presenters (Joe Giddens/PA)

The event at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire was struck with traffic woes on its first day, but everything cleared up for a sunny Saturday.

Some visitors even got a chance to hold little chicks. Cute!