- Leucophaeus atricilla
- Terns & Gulls
The Laughing Falcon, also known as the Snake Hawk, is a medium-sized raptor that lives in parts of Central and South America. They specialize in eating snakes, and are remarkable for their loud, laugh-like call.
Their plumage consists of buffy white feathers at the head and underparts; upperparts are brown. They have a dark, blackish facial mask and their tails are banded brown and white.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 25 April 2012|
|Scientific Name||Herpetotheres cachinnans|
|Birdorable Family||Birds of Prey|
(as of 26 January 2017)
18 to 22 inches
31 to 37 inches
14 to 28 ounces
|Range||Central America South America|