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Laughing Kookaburra

Dacelo novaeguineae


The Kookaburra is a bird in the Kingfisher family though less colourful. The Laughing Kookaburra is common to Australia and is famous for its call which sounds like laughing. This one was found on a powerline over our camp site, looking for food scraps.

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lmdang 6 years ago

Thanks, Argy & Shanna. Unfortunately, hard to tell that it's a kookaburra in the last photo but I wanted to show it in flight

ShannaB 6 years ago

I agree with Argy, that last shot is gorgeous!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

That last shot of gliding is the best. :)

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Victoria, Australia

Lat: -38.54, Long: 143.97

Spotted on Feb 16, 2013
Submitted on Feb 18, 2013

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