kookaburra

[ UK /kˈuːkɐbˌʌɹɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. Australian kingfisher having a loud cackling cry
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  • Other species include the well-known gang-gang cockatoo Callocephalon fimbriatum, glossy black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus lathami, superb lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae, crimson rosella Platycercus elegans, kookaburra Dacelo gigas, and satin bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus. Greater Blue Mountains Area, Australia
  • Other species include the well-known gang-gang cockatoo Callocephalon fimbriatum, glossy black cockatoo Calyptorhynchus lathami, superb lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae, crimson rosella Platycercus elegans, kookaburra Dacelo gigas, and satin bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus. Greater Blue Mountains Area, Australia
  • A kookaburra flies between the clusters of trees with buoyant, floating wing beats.
  • I didn't know what they were, but I wondered if they might be a species of kookaburra.
  • Elsewhere in the valley you might see other birds as fantastic as their names: gang-gangs, king parrots, satin bowerbirds, laughing kookaburras, and lyre-birds that dance in clearings with tails fanned out like peacocks.
  • We skywayed above the famed Three Sisters peaks, bushwalked among waterfalls and canyons, and spotted lyrebirds, cockatoos and kookaburras in the eucalyptus-forested valley. Lea Lane: Only Have a Week? A Deluxe Quickie to Oz
  • Elsewhere in the valley you might see other birds as fantastic as their names: gang-gangs, king parrots, satin bowerbirds, laughing kookaburras, and lyre-birds that dance in clearings with tails fanned out like peacocks.
  • And then it started to pour down rain, so I trudged back to my car like some wild-eyed prophet, taunted by the laughing kookaburras as I passed them.
  • Then there are the Socceroos and Matildas in soccer, the Kookaburras and the Hockeyroos in field hockey.
  • And I thought it was all cuddly wombats, koalas and kookaburras.
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