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BIRDS - KINGFISHERS

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ANIMAL FACTS - Kingfishers

An observer can actually locate the territories kookaburras by listening to the noisy choruses at dusk as each group calls in turn and awaits the replies of neighbouring groups.

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Kingfishers have chunky bodies, short necks and tails and strong, long beaks. Kingfishers are carnivorous - they perch above the banks of freshwater streams to catch small fish, crustaceans, reptiles, amphibians and aquatic insects. The most famous kingfisher is the Australian Laughing Kookaburra, with its iconic laugh. Kingfishers are essentially tropical and subtropical land birds, and are closely related to the hornbill.

Our Sub-Species

Laughing Kookaburra

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Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Laughing Kookaburra(s) Profiles

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Blue-winged Kookaburra

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Our Amazing Blue-winged Kookaburra(s) are currently on display

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Blue-winged Kookaburra(s) Profiles

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