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LAUGHING KOOKABURRA

Dacelo novaeguineae

Diet
Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Carnivore:
Kookaburras hunt by perching and waiting for prey to pass by. Common food items include small mammals, insects, lizards, small birds and nestlings, and most famously, snakes
A Flock or A Rio
Distribution:
Australia native. New Zealand & Tasmania invasive
Habitat:
Forest & Wetlands
Fun Fact
Most films use kookaburra laughs as the soundtracks for rainforests and often used as a monkey call as they sound so similar

Under the current Government roadmap we are planning on reopening the week commencing the 12th of April for Zoo Tours and Meerkat Encounters. All other activities will resume from the 17th of May.

From the 12th - 18th of April we will have roadworks going on along the main drive. Please enter using the Honey Lane entrance if you have booked a date during that period. For directions click here.