• Kookaburra

    Dacelo novaeguineae

    • Least Concern

    • Eastern and South Western Australia

    • Height: 17 inches
    • Weight: 13 to 16 oz

    • Weight: 13 to 16 oz

    • They incubate their two to four pure white eggs in hollow tree trunks, tree holes, or in excavated termite nests. Both adults incubate for a period of 25 days.
    • The young leave the nest 30 days after hatching, but the parents continue to feed them for another 40 days.

    • Carnivores that feed on snakes, lizards, other birds, and small insects.

    • Generally live in pairs or in small groups in open woodland

     

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