Laughing Kookaburra
Under wing
Murray Mallee Region
Laughing Kookaburra
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Bird (Aves)
Order: Kingfisher (Coraciiformes)
Family: Tree Kingfisher (Halcyonidae)
Species: Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
This Photo:     Laughing
Synonym: Dacelo Gigas

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

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 10-Sep-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)