Examples from the Web for turtledove
The turtledove, though common in the south of England, is a migratory bird, and in these parts not a constant visitor.Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood|J. Conway Walter
But Margaret, who like most loving women had no more sense of humour than a turtledove, took this very ill.The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade
Besides the turtledove there is no other bird that is the harbinger of good luck.The Manbos of Mindano|John M. Garvan
Another species, also said to be increasing in the country--the turtledove, was extremely abundant.
The cause or causes of the increase of the turtledove are not far to seek.