LAUGHING DOVE

(Streptopelia senegalensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 355 / 185
Clements 2000 72.0680
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 65-67
A smallish bird (about 25 cm), found throughout Africa, Arabia and central Asia. It is a very common resident, found throughout southern Africa in a wide variety of habitats excluding the arid parts. It is fairly tame and lives off seeds, fallen grain, insects and larvae.

List of Stamps showing Laughing Dove

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 1045   2005 80t
Guinea-Bissau 1097  1019 1989 100p
Namibia 0754   1997 50c
Namibia 0993   2005 Std on 50c
Transkei 0309 0311 1993 45c
Transkei ms Bl 11 1993 45c
Uganda 0382m  Bl 35 1982 200s
Vietnam Republic 1732 2468 1992 6000d