ScienceDaily Posted June 21, 2018 Share Posted June 21, 2018 New research into Britain's fastest declining bird species has found that young turtle doves raised on a diet of seeds foraged from non-cultivated arable plants rather than food provided in people's gardens are more likely to survive after fledging. Ecologists investigated the dietary habits of European turtle doves using DNA analysis of faecal samples and found significant associations between the body condition and the source of the bird's diet. View the full article Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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