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It is not part of the project to provide a definitive edition of the text of the Bestiary, but to help readers by providing a transcription and translation of the text. Currently the following editorial conventions obtain:
Domestic and wild hawks; how the hawk moults; why the hawk is carried on the left hand; the end of the dove and hawk; the beginning of the dove and sparrow.
A pair of turtle doves on top of a symmetrical tree is placed beside the heading of dove and sparrow.
The text on f.32r refers to the female turtle dove's chaste devotion to her mate, even when widowed. So, the illustration refers to the birds' faithful marriage. Initials type 2, colour indicator (V) for the vermilion initials 'A' and 'T'. The spacious initial 'P' is squeezed around the text and overlaps the frame of the illustration.
The devotion of the widowed turtle dove.
A pair of facing turtle doves in a roundel.
In the margin there is a faint sketch of a circle with a bird's tail in it, a similar composition to the adjacent illumination.