The Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis) is a small pigeon that is a resident breeder in Sub-Saharan tropical Africa, the Middle East and eastwards to the Indian Subcontinent. In my backyard he sits, just as grey as the peach tree’s branch…. a Laughing Dove fledgling! (Gauteng, South Africa) PHOTOGRAPHY:Birds in my garden Canon PowerShotSX40HS FEATURED in Animal Captions and Confessions 29 August 2012. FEATURED in AFRIKAANS 30 August 2012. FEATURED in Breathtaking Animals and Plants 1 September 2012.