Guy Anderson, RSPB Thanks to a certain Christmas song, turtle doves are forever associated with this time of year. Just one example of how frequently they crop up in our music, art, and literature. A bird that punches well above its weight in the heritage of human cultures all across its European and Asian breeding […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading