Laughing Dove

laughing-dove

Identification:

25 centimetres (10 inches) in length
Reddish-brown back, wings and tail
Blue-grey in the wings
Pink head and underparts, shading to whitish on the lower abdomen
Black spots on the throat
Red legs

Habitat:

Scrub, dry farmland and habitation.

Behaviour:

Abundant resident an nomad in a wide range of habitats. The males have a high, towering display flight.

Diet:

Diet includes grass, seeds, grains, other vegetation and small insects.

Breeding:

It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays two white eggs.

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