Turtle Doves under fire in Malta (again)

In 2021, governments in France, Portugal, Spain and Malta implemented scientists’ recommendations to have a zero-hunting quota for Turtle Doves Streptopelia turtur along the species’ western flyway (see Brit. Birds 115: 182–185), while a 50% reduction in the number of hunted Turtle Doves was recommended for the eastern flyway. In 20


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