If you saw a turtle dove in the UK now, it would be a blessing since the British population has plummeted since the 70s.
The Oriental turtle dove (Kijibatoキジバト) in Japan, on the other hand, are one of the most common birds. Some visit our garden every day and a pair even succeeded in breeding early spring!
We found a nest on 15Feb2022
We spotted it in the morning of 16March2022 for the last time on the ground but it didn't come back to the same tree at night.