526 Laughing Dove



The Laughing Dove or Little Brown Dove (Stigmetopelia senegalensis) is about 23 cm long small dove. It has pinkish head and underparts, black spotting on the throat, reddish-brown back and wings, whitish lower abdomen, red legs, and brown tail. It is a resident breeder in India, the Middle East, and tropical Africa. It is called Laughing Dove because of the sound “Ah hah hah” it makes every time it jumps, flies or lands.