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Photo by Jamie Perry
The name "Laughing Kookaburra" refers to the bird's laugh-like call, which it uses to establish territory amongst family groups.
Weight: Average 1 pound; Length: Average 18 inches
Earthworms, snails, arthropods, frogs and small vertebrates
Eucalyptus forests and woodland; also found in urban areas where nesting is easily available
Range in the Wild:
Eastern and southeastern Australia; introduced to Tasmania
Listed as Least Concern. Kookaburras have a large range and stable population size.
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