THE Handbook does not describe the coitional ceremony of the Turtle-Dove {Streptopelia t. turtur) and dismisses that of the StockDove (Columba cenas) and Rock-Dove (C. /. livid) as similar to that of the Wood-Pigeon (C. p. palnmbus). It is true that in this, as in other aspects of behaviour, all the British doves are remarkably alike, but in respect of the behaviour under discussion differ in some ...

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