Songs of Woodpigeon and Collared Dove
Woodpigeon and Collared Dove songs can sound similar. Practice getting your ear in here!
Woodpigeon song is often described as sounding like 'my toe bleeds, Betty', 'take two cows, Taffy', or 'a proud Wood-pig-eon'. Perhaps you will come up with your own memorable phrase!
Collared Dove song is rather simpler than that of Woodpigeon. It is akin to a football fan chanting 'un-it-ed, un-it-ed, un-it-ed' - take a listen here.
What we can learn from 25 years of watching gardens
Exploring the value of a complete quarter-century of weekly garden bird observations from BTO's Garden BirdWatch covering the length and breadth of the country.