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  • There is a small bird called the ortolan, which is highly esteemed by the Italian gourmands.
  • The ortolan is a copper-breasted bird that migrates from Africa to Europe.
  • "ortolan" -- is also found in the same markets with the canvas-back.
  • "The team deserve all the praise they get," said L'ortolan's owner Peter Newman, who was first awarded the status in 2002. for more
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