Laughing Dove


Scientific Name: Streptopelia senegalensis
Common Name: Laughing Dove
Other Names: Chota Fakhta

Identifying Features:  pinkish head, feathers on foreneck, grey tail, red-brown wings, black beak, purple-pink feet

Fun Facts:

  • Laughing Dove’s song  resembles to a human laugh which can be heared all year around, even during the nights.
  • The Laughing Dove is highly adaptable bird. It adapts to all environments and able to survive in different atmospheric conditions.


This image was clicked by Nitoo Das.

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