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This kookaburra seems to be jumping for joy! If you look at the rest of the series you'll see why... ; ) Laughing Kookaburras, which are members of the kingfisher family, are stocky, carnivorous birds and have an unusual "laughing" call.
Seen in the grounds of the Chenrezig Institute (Buddhist Retreat) in the clearing across from the Garden of Enlightenment. There was another kookaburra (mate?) in a nearby tree.
A very fat and happy kookaburra! I am a big fan of these birds and always enjoy watching them.