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June 2019

Saturday, 15 June 2019

Turtle dove

A Year in the Life of a Turtle Dove

In the UK for every 100 turtle doves that there were in 1995 just six remain. Knowing more about their movements and ecology is a fundamental step in conserving this bird. Dr Susana Requena from the RSPB's Centre for Conservation Science explains how new technology is uncovering the secrets of turtle dove migration.