Turtle dove gets a political champion

Catherine Bearder MEP lends her support to protect the endangered turtle dove, which has suffered a 93% UK population decline since 1970. The turtle dove now has its own political representative in Europe. Last week Catherine Bearder became an advocate for the endangered bird, the first MEP in England to lend her political support to […]

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Birds of Christmas Past?

Dr Andy Evans, Head of Nature Recovery at the RSPB, writes about the plight of the turtle dove… When I was young I thought that ‘two turtle doves’ was a fairly paltry gift for your ‘true love’. Now I realise that that gift would be every bit as precious as gold, frankincense or myrrh.  The […]

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