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The Kookaburra

Photograph of a kookaburra speckled brown on top and white under side.

The kookaburra is the largest member of the kingfisher family and lives mainly on a diet of insects, lizards and small snakes. The well-known laugh is usually heard at dawn and dusk.

Photograph of two kookaburras on a Marri tree branch

These two are patiently waiting for a meal to wander pass so they might get some breakfast. It was raining when this picture was taken and their feathers are a little ruffled to keep the rain out... more



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