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Turtle dove rumours attract bird watchers to Otmoor Nature Reserve

Rumours a family of turtle doves has settled at an Oxfordshire nature reserve has led to hundreds of bird watchers hoping to catch a rare sight of them.

Numbers living in the British countryside have dwindled in recent years as the habitat around them has changed.

Bird watchers from across the country have descended on Otmoor Nature Reserve in the hope of spotting them for themselves.

  • 12 Aug 2013