• Blue-winged Kookaburras at Ellendale Dam

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    When we have camped at Ellendale Dam in the past we have invariable been woken by Blue-winged Kookaburras and they are often the last bird to call out as the sun drops below the horizon. The call of the Blue-winged Kookaburra is not the laugh of the Laughing Kookaburra , but a more manic sound. In fact they may not even call at all and despite their size they may well be overlooked if they are sitting quietly in a tree. Quite often at home we likely overlook them if they don't call out, but if they do call around sunrise you are guaranteed to wake up.
    Sitting on the banks of Ellendale Dam...
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