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Kookaburra, the Australian laughing bird!
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.
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.
* Yacht - sail-world.com/Australia/index.cfm
- Kookaburra Song - Lyrics and Melody
The Kookaburra song is a nursery rhyme about the Kingfisher bird, also called the Laughing Kookabura because of its laugh-like call.