Laughing Kookaburra

Dacelo novaeguineae

Order

CORACIIFORMES

Family

Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Code 4

Non AOU

Code 6

Non AOU

ITIS

HEAD

Laughing Kookaburra Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Masked, Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White with gray at base of bill.
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Laughing Kookaburra Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 43-46 cm (17-18 in)
  • Weight: 340-453 g (12-16 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Blue-gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 64-66 cm (25-26 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Brown with black barring.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Gray
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