Senegal Dove
Streptopelia senegalensis

AKA: Palm Dove; Laughing Dove; Egyptian Turtle Dove; Indian Little Brown Dove (Indian race only)

Female on left & male on right - male has a wider blue grey wing patch.

Hatching Hair Dimorphism - male has the "reddish" tinged hair

all pics John Pire
Juvenile Male on left - Juvenile female on right

Description: (Linnaeus 1766) Length: 27 cm.


NOTE: Read my article on the Sexual Dimorphism I documented in the Senegal Doves hatchlings.

Nominate Race Comparison Tangerine Senegal Beginning
Orange Senegal Pied Senegal Tangerine Senegal

Table                                                 Indian Race