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Observed: 31st October 2013 By: Sassycoram26Sassycoram26’s reputation in BirdsSassycoram26’s reputation in BirdsSassycoram26’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Spotted this today eating off the ground underneath the bird table. It was with some collared doves but appeared smaller.

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Comments

Nev Wright's picture

Turtle Dove..in October!

Very unusual sighting....

ahb's picture

Late Turtle Dove

Indeed late - the possibility of Oriental Turtle Dove made me look hard. But the dark centres of the scapulars are pointed so it isn't an Oriental.

Nice thing to see at any time - but a really good garden bird nowadays! Perhaps blown off course by the recent string winds.

Alan Brampton (Benson)