Do you want to get involved in the race to save the Turtle Dove? There are several ways in which you can help us to reverse the decline in the Turtle Dove population.

Click on the links below to find out more…

Have you seen a Turtle Dove recently?

We’d be very grateful if you could record your sightings on the BirdTrack website. All sightings will enable us to build up a clearer picture of their distribution in the UK and allow us to target our efforts.

We would love to receive your Turtle Dove stories and pictures.

You can get in touch with us using the Contact Page


You can make a donation to Operation Turtle Dove to help fund the research and on-the-ground advisory activity. The research is looking into the breeding habitat of the Turtle Dove – what nesting materials and food sources they require to successfully breed. Researchers are also monitoring the migration patterns of the birds. 

Please click here to donate


Help farmers to put the habitats that Turtle Doves thrive on back onto UK farmland by choosing products that are Conservation Grade accredited – they are the ones sold under the ‘Fair to Nature’ banner and have the distinctive ‘bee’ logo on the packaging.

Click here for a product list



Help support the RSPB’s work to save Turtle Doves by buying products from the RSPB. From gifts and home-ware to bird food and binoculars, 100% of profits go towards vital work to save threatened wildlife.

Click here to visit the RSPB Shop