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Wildlife heroes go the extra mile for turtle doves

From a blog originally posted on the Operation Turtle Dove website Tomorrow (26th October), two wildlife heroes are going the extra mile – literally – to help support the effort to save one of England’s most threatened birds – the turtle

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Guest Blog: Lucy McRobert – Give doves a chance

A version of this blog first appeared on www.talkonthewildside.co.uk and Lucy has kindly given permission for it’s use here. Five gold rings; four calling birds; three French hens; two… Two what? Isn’t that scary – by the time I have

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Simon’s Blog: Bring in the new

Have you noticed something different recently? Days are longer certainly, but anything else? I have and it is rather magnificent! A promise of return has been fulfilled and our glorious summer migrants are arriving on mass, you may have noticed

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Simon’s Blog: Inaugural Bird Migration & Nature Festival at Huerta Grande

On the last weekend of March, I attended the first ever Bird Migration & Nature Festival of the Strait of Gibraltar at Huerta Grande and it was great to see friends and supporters of Conservation Grade. At the festival I was

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How your urgent help can save the Turtle Dove

  Before the 1970s the gentle purr of the Turtle Dove was a frequent harmony warmly welcomed in the summer months, but since then numbers have rapidly declined with figures descending to an all time low. Research from 2013, gathered

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