Laughing Kookaburra
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Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Kingfishers (Coraciiformes)
Family: Tree Kingfisher (Halcyonidae)
Species: Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
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Synonym: Dacelo Gigas

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee & Adelaide Hills, and elsewhere
What a joke! Big beak, white head & breast, blue wing to grey back.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-May-2016
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)