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Kookaburra, the Australian laughing bird!

Updated on November 13, 2012

Introduction

Wikipedia. This link presents a good introduction to the kookaburra bird (with good colour pictures), including its behaviour and conservation. They also mention it appearing in culture, music, postage stamps, coins and in diverse sports.

anbg.gov.au/birds/birds.html. This site presents the common birds of the Australian National Botanic Gardens and it not only includes line drawings of the birds, but also colour illustrations and bird calls in MP3.

Postage stamps

The bird theme.org site shows stamps about the Laughing Kookaburra in different islands and parts of the world and it also includes a detailed map.

Steveirwinstamps.co.uk/birds-on-australian-stamps are fine quality Australian and New Zealand stamps about the kookaburra.

Coins

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Silver_Kookaburra

prospectstampsandcoins.com.au/2011-air-series-kookaburra-one-dollar-uncirculated-coin.html

Sports

* Hockey - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia_men's_national_field_hockey_team


* Yacht - sail-world.com/Australia/index.cfm

San Diego Zoo

Blank Park Zoo

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