Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Laughing Dove
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Senegal Dove, Palm Dove, Indian Little Brown Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica, s. Arabia to India and c. Asia;
(1) N. Africa in Morocco (oases s. of the Atlas Mountains), Algeria and Tunisia.
(2) Egypt (Nile Valley, Suez Canal s. to Wadi Halfa).
(3) Senegal to Ethiopia and South Africa (Cape Province) including Principe and Sao Tome. Arabia.
(4) Socotra Is.
(5) E. Arbia to s. Iran, Turkestan, Afghanistan and e. Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Indian Subcontinent e. to Bihar and w. Bengal, the Andaman Is. and w. China.
Introduced to w. Australia (sw. Western Australia) and probably Malta.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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