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|Native to the eucalyptus forests of eastern Australia, the laughing kookaburra is the largest member of the Kingfisher family, with females weighing up to one pound (455 grams) and growing to 18 inches (45 centimetres) in length. Its beak can reach 4 inches (10 centimetres) long and is used to snatch a variety of invertebrates and small vertebrates, including the occasional small snake. Since being introduced in western Australia and New Zealand, the kookaburra has angered farmers by preying on their fowl.|
The laughing kookaburra has dark brown wing plumage and a white head and underside. Dark brown eye stripes run across its face and its upper bill is black. Its reddish-coloured tail is patterned with black bars.
Average lifespan in captivity: Up to 20 years
Size: 15 to 18 in (39 to 45 cm)
Weight: 13 to 16 oz (368 to 455 g)
Did you know? Noisy early morning and evening choruses have earned the laughing kookaburra the nickname “bushman’s clock.”
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Good capture of the L. Kookaburra.
I like the way all their feather's colours were displayed here, to make a very interesting and colorful composition.
The textures are very good also, both from the trunk and the mosses.
Thanks for share and my best regards,