Laughing Kookaburra

Bird Photography Challenge #23 – Laughing Kookaburra

Well known for its loud calls sounding a bit like an echoing human laughter, the Kookaburra (Dacela novaeguineae) is instantly recognisable by its voice and plumage.  Its call is the quintessential sound of Australia and since we have heard its dawn chorus a few times in the morning with my family currently over from France, it…