Australian Birds, Australian Wildlife, Wildlife
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Kookaburra – laughing your head off

Laughing Kookaburra Western Australia

One of the most distinctive sounds in the Australian bush comes from a bird that has become a real national emblem. Laughing Kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguinae) are social animals that mark their territory by laughing out loud around dusk and dawn in particular. The chuckling and laughter between whole families of these giant kingfishers is a spectacle that keeps me entertained over and over. Luckily some individuals have chosen a branch of a nearby Marri tree as their favourite lookout.

You’d like to laugh your head off with them? Just click on the links below!

http://soundbible.com/grab.php?id=1786&type=mp3

 

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