laughing kookaburra 2

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Kookaburras are large kingfishes with loud laughing calls and they feed mainly on reptiles. This young one is a resident in my mother’s garden in Sydney. It showed incredible patience and stillness while waiting for an unsuspecting lizard to slither into view, the only movement a sudden swivel of the head.


2 thoughts on “laughing kookaburra 2

    inadk said:
    February 15, 2015 at 3:52 pm

    Beautiful birds. I brought some paintings back from Australia after my visit there some years ago…

      margosnotebook responded:
      February 16, 2015 at 6:30 am

      I never tire of the kookaburras … though at times their cry is raucous and they are very aggressive to other birds in their territory and brutal with their prey … but they are also beautiful and unique.

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