BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

European Turtle Dove



European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur [Linnaeus, 1758]

Turtle Dove S.t. turtur

(Very rare PM)

  1. Arrival date, 3rd May 1924 (C. Tuckett, R.P. Gait).
  2. Arrival date, 9th May 1925 (C. Tuckett, R.P. Gait).
  3. Present, 1926 (B.W. Tucker).
  4. Arrival date, 6th June 1938 (H. Tetley).
  5. Arrival date, 6th May 1945 (H.J. Boyd).
  6. Nest with two eggs, 2nd May 1946 (G.E. Clothier).
  7. Present, 1966 (per H.H. Davis).
  8. Present, 1967 (J.E. Adam, P.J. Chadwick, A.M.S. et al.).
  9. Departure date, 26th Sep. 1970 (per H.H. Davis).
  10. One, not aged, 6th July 1972 (K.E. Vinicombe).

Bibliography (sources of information)

  1. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1924. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  2. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1925. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  3. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1926. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  4. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1938. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  5. Blaythwayt, Rev F.L. (ed.). Report on Somerset Birds, 1945. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.
  6. Davis, A.H. Birds at Blagdon Lake 1963-1983. Bristol Ornith. 18: 102-116. Bristol Ornithological Club.
  7. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1966. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  8. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Bristol Bird Report, 1967. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  9. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Ornithological Notes Bristol District, 1946. Bristol Naturalists' Society.
  10. Davis, H.H. (ed.). Somerset Birds, 1970. Somersetshire Archaeol. & Nat. Hist. Soc.

Updated 3 February, 2013