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      Turtle dove and lapwing see red

      3rd Nov 2015
      The IUCN, or International Union for the Conservation of Nature, has been assessing the conservation status of species on a global scale for the last 50 years.  Through the IUCN Red List, this has highlighted taxa threatened by extinction and promoted their conservation. In a press release issued last Thursday (29th October), it was revealed ...Read More...

      Turtle Doves - A Bird on the Brink

      17th Nov 2014
      Turtle doves are summer visitors to the UK, arriving here around the beginning of May, and heading back to their sub-Saharan wintering grounds around the end of September.  Although only with us for about 5 months each year, these small doves have captured the imagination of writers and artists, being referenced in William Shakespeare’s ...Read More...