Laughing Kookaburra
Murray Mallee Region
Laughing Kookaburra
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Kingfishers (Coraciiformes)
Family: Tree Kingfisher (Alcedinidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
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Synonym: Dacelo Gigas

Thank you Geoffrey Cox for confirming the id of this species for us

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

Copyright © 2016-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-May-2016
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)