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Dacelo novaeguineae

12 Laughing Kookaburra at suppressed

Dacelo novaeguineae at suppressed - 28 Apr 2008
Dacelo novaeguineae at suppressed - 28 Apr 2008
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Identification history

Dacelo novaeguineae 1 Jan 2017 ArcherCallaway
Dacelo novaeguineae 1 Jan 2017 CCPK

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Very healthy population of breeding kookaburras in the area at the end of Lonergan Drive, Greenleigh, Queanbeyan


   2 Jan 2017
Wow, impressive you have so much in one location! What are you feeding them?
CCPK wrote:
   2 Jan 2017
This was the only time I have ever fed them. I had just taken out a chicken fillet from the fridge and one of the kookaburras was watching me from outside and tapped on the window. I cut the fillet into very small pieces and as soon as I went outside I had 14 kookaburras on my deck and surrounds!
SkyFire747 wrote:
   7 Jan 2017
Wow! Never seen that many in one place before. :)
   7 Jan 2017
In this case it may be more useful when the data is extracted to have a count of 11 (or more if there are birds out of the frame), since 4-15 could be a fairly normal sighting if it was 4.
michaelb wrote:
   21 May 2017
I have edited the abundance field to give your exact count of 14, which is very useful data.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 14 Abundance
  • 28 Apr 2008 05:48 PM Recorded on
  • CCPK Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Nesting site

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