Turtle doves “nearing UK extinction because of farming practices”

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By Victoria Ward

Turtle doves are on the brink of extinction in the UK because of farming practices, it has been claimed.

Numbers have plummeted by 70 per cent in five years, leading the RSPB to call for an urgent “overhaul” of the current agricultural system as the UK leaves the EU and its system of subsidies, to support wildlife and farming.

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