This was the moment a local adult Kookaburra "adopted" a rescued young (from another area). It is seen here feeding the youngster with a garden skink.
Common throughout Eastern Australia
A stocky bird about 45 cm in length, with a large head, brown eyes, and a large bill. They have a cream-coloured body and head with a dark brown stripe through each eye and more faintly over the top of the head. The wings and back are brown with blue spots on the shoulders.