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Old 12-19-2012, 04:17 PM   #5787
JanetJ
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Originally Posted by laurenscraft View Post
We don't hear the Kookaburras in the morning, but we do hear them during the day, sometimes I think the laugh and carry on when they have caught and eaten dinner...... they are wonderful hunting birds and I have seen one flying with a lizard or snake in its beak, they drop them from great height to kill their prey.

And yes they are very loud
The song I learned about those birds when I was in Elementary school said "Laugh, Kookaburra, laugh" and when I heard them at a zoo the noise I heard wasn't a laughing noise. I remembered hearing them & they were SO loud!
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