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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

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