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Kookaburra

Description:

White Kookaburra..

Habitat:

Blackbutt Forest close to Dam

Notes:

Never seen a white one b4.. and cant find him in the Australian Bird Book

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam
Liam 10 years ago
Laughing Kookaburra (Leucistic)
Dacelo novaeguineae Laughing Kookaburra


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6 Comments

Vic
Vic 10 years ago

thankyou so much...very interesting read :-) I didn't think was an Albino as its eyes were not red. Hadn't heard of Leucism before Oh..i have alot to learn :-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Thanks Liam - exactly right.

Liam
Liam 10 years ago

You can read about Leucism here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucism

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Nice finding! I think you can safely add kookaburra to the heading name (in place of unknown spotting). Soon some people will propose you some ID for the species name :-)

Vic
Vic 10 years ago

Thanks argybee... wish i could of got better shot of him. Going back tomorrow to try

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Albinism. Good find.

Vic
Spotted by
Vic

2529, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Dec 28, 2011
Submitted on Dec 28, 2011

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