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Jos Ashpole Turtle doves in decline Spring is now certainly on its way. Blossom is starting to appear in our hedgerows and it won’t be long until the wintery greys make way for the vibrant greens and warm yellows of spring and summer. This can mean only one thing – the turtle doves are on […]

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ScrubUpBritain

Twitter: @ScrubUpBritain Christopher Bridge, Rob Duncan and James Booty Turtle Doves have declined by 94% in the UK since 1995 and Nightingale by 53%. The ScrubUpBritain group feel that a national focus on the required breeding habitat of dense scrub thickets is now necessary in order to help reverse these shocking declines. We would love […]

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Share the love for turtle doves: in the Netherlands

It’s not just the UK where turtle doves are in decline.  These birds are also in trouble in the Netherlands too. Here, Jules Bos from Vogelbescherming (BirdLife in the Netherlands), shares how people are helping out turtle doves by providing them with a vital food supply when natural sources are scarce. Dutch decline In the […]

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Share the love for turtle doves: the fundraiser

Raising funds for turtle doves Dove step has been a huge part of my life for over five years now. For the uninitiated, Dove Step is friends and myself enduring for Turtle Doves. Undertaking arduous journeys to raise both awareness and funds for Operation Turtle Dove. To date we have raised almost £16k and endured […]

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Love, Hope & Good Faith

Graphic designer and jeweller, Ann Lamb, tells the story of her fundraising project to raise money for Operation Turtle Dove with the help of a collection of passionate local artists and writer. An inspiring bird This time last year I was wholeheartedly engrossed in a fundraising project for Operation Turtle Dove. Since starting to make […]

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