Genome sequencing could help conserve declining turtle dove populations

For the first time, scientists have sequenced and assembled the genetic code of the turtle dove in order to help conserve one of the UK’s fastest declining bird species. Working together on this project: Senior Lecturer Dr Jenny Dunn and the Wellcome Sanger Institute, plus collaborators.

You can find out more about this fascinating news online: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/news/view/bird-migration-and-conservation-clues-robin-and-turtle-dove-genomes