Bird genealogy >> Order Coraciiformes >> Family Alcedinidae
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Noosa, South East Queensland


Make Nikon D1X
Lens Nikkor AF VR 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6D   at 390 mm
Exposure 1/250 s, f/5.3, ISO not available 
Image size 800 x 574 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Jägerliest Dutch  Kookaburra
Italian  Kookaburra sghignazzante Spanish  Cucaburra Común


Kookaburras are monogamous and they pair for life. Males from previous offspring often help raise the younger birds and defend the nest.


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Jean-Michel PAULUS