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Sunday, 7 December 2014

Laughing Kookaburra

Laughing Kookaburra


18 comments:

  1. Nice shot of a kookaburra - we saw one at a zoo recently and one of the boys got to hold one. He was dead chuffed!

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    1. I'd be pretty chuffed to be able to hold a kookaburra too, but I'm quite thrilled to just have him visit our tree.

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  2. Wow amazing shot you managed to get up real close, Clio lending a helping hand for Coombe Mill

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    1. He very kindly moved closer to have his photo taken. But I did crop the shot.

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  3. Amazing. What a beautiful bird =) #mysundayphoto

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    1. They are usually really hard to spot and well camouflaged, but he stood right out on the power pole - until he hoped into the tree.

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  4. Laugh Kookaburra Laugh! From one Wren to you, I hope you have more great birds in your tree this week!

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    1. When I looked up what sort of Kookaburra he is I was surprised to find he's a 'laughing kookaburra'. I wish we got wrens in our tree!

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kookaburra

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  5. What a remarkable photo, a great capture

    Thank you for linking up

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    1. Thanks Darren, just sheer luck that he came to visit on the day I really needed a Sunday Photo.

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  6. What a beautiful bird! Enjoy the rest of your day.

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    1. The way he kept posing for the camera he certainly thought he was good looking! (if only he understood that lighting was also important)

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  7. we have 2 kookaburras that come to get a bit of steak now and then. cheeky boys- they bang their beaks on the railing to tell me to hurry up! great shot.

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    1. How did you start getting the steak to them? Unfortunately, I don't think my dogs would agree with me giving steak to the birds. Freki considers it his duty to tell them all they are trespassing...unless he's feeling lazy.

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