turtledove :

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  • n  small Australian dove
  • n  any of several Old World wild doves

  • We can confirm that you will sound like a partridge and a turtledove with these elegant birdcalls - $75 for the set at uncommongoods.
  • The Secretary of State's stern talk about the Soviet Union sounded like the cooing of a turtledove compared with comments from National Security Council Senior Staffer Richard .
  • Reserved and unassuming, he is a rare bird in a land famed for flamboyant politicians, was once described by an African magazine as a "turtledove among falcons.
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  • Savoring an elusive bird as hunting season opens
    The soft call of the turtledove on September’s golden mornings seems to stir man’s primitive instincts reminding hunter and his dogs it’s time to go afield and watch in frustration the tail feathers of a dove rocketing towards distant lands at speeds to a mile a minute.
    Sept. 14, 2013 - The News & Observer

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