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Turtle Doves on The One Show

Last night’s episode of The One Show (22.11.2016) on BBC One featured some wonderful footage of Turtle doves both here in the UK and in their African wintering grounds, as John Mallord from the RSPB’s Science team talked to Richard

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This turtle dove needs a name!

Bird 161004 is waiting to follow in the slip stream of Titan, the first turtle dove to be tracked from his breeding grounds in the UK to his wintering grounds in Africa and back, and needs a name! 161004 is

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A Postcard from Titan

Operation Turtle Dove, a partnership project we are involved in, is running a lovely little competition for children over the festive period called a Postcard from Titan… Who is Titan? Titan the Turtle Dove is a very special bird. He

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Titan – Migration mystery of UK’s fastest declining migrant bird solved!

Conservation Grade is involved with a partnership project called Operation Turtle Dove, aimed at reversing the dramatic declines in the breeding Turtle Dove population in the UK. Last weekend a satellite tagged Turtle Dove named Titan returned to his Suffolk

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