Description. The adult Blue-winged Kookaburra measures around 38 to 42 cm (15-17 in) in length and weighs 260 to 330 g. Compared to the related Laughing Kookaburra, it is smaller, lacks a dark mask, has more blue in the wing, and striking white eye. It has a heavier bill than its larger relative.
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The Blue-winged kookaburra has a large blue patch on the wings. The head and chest are fluffy and covered with light coloured feathers, the rump and wings are coloured bright blue and it has some brown feathers above its dark blue tail. Has a large, cream-white head that is streaked brown.
The Blue-winged Kookaburra is a large kingfisher with a big square head and a long bill. It has a distinctive pale eye. The head is off-white with brown streaks, the shoulders are sky blue and it has a uniform blue rump.The throat is plain white and the underparts are white with faint scalloped orange-brown bars.The back is mid brown.
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Blue-winged Kookaburra 38-41 cm; male 250-322 g, female 260-370 g. Very large, distinctive kingfisher, with pale head and eye, blue wings and rump. Male nominate race faintly dark.Learn More
The Blue-winged kookaburra (Dacelo leachii), is a species of kookaburra native to northern Australia and southern New Guinea. Measuring around 40 cm (16 in), it is slightly smaller than the more familiar laughing kookaburra. It has cream-coloured upper- and underparts barred with brownish markings. It has blue wings and brown shoulders and blue rump. It is sexually dimorphic, with a blue tail.Learn More
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Blue-winged kookaburras have more of a deep cackle. The laughing kookaburra is the largest of the kingfisher family, and by largest, we mean the heaviest, weighing in at close to half a kilo! Their bills are about 10cm long.Learn More
There are around four known species of the Kookaburra. The Laughing Kookaburra and the Blue winged Kookaburra are at times, direct competitors when they inhabit common areas. The Laughing.Learn More
The Blue-winged Kookaburra is a large species of kingfisher native to northern Australia and southern New Guinea. Measuring around 40 cm, it is slightly smaller than the more familiar Laughing Kookaburra. It has cream-coloured upper- and underparts barred with brownish markings. It has blue wings and brown shoulders and blue rump. It is sexually dimorphic, with a blue tail in the male, and a.Learn More
Title: Blue-winged Kookaburra, Dacelo leachii, from Gould's The birds of Australia Creator: Chesek, Craig Subject: Birds, Birds -- Pictorial works, Ornithology, Oceania, Art, Illustrations, Rare books, Australia, Snakes Rights: Information on rights available at the repository Repository: American Museum of Natural History Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library.Learn More
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The Laughing Kookaburra is a Sociable Bird. What makes these birds special is their sociable manner. Normally, kingfishers are lone wolves and only meet up during mating season. The laughing kookaburra and the blue-winged kookaburra live in small family groups, with their mothers, fathers, uncles and aunts.Learn More
The blue-winged kookaburra was first collected by Sir Joseph Banks in 1770, but was initially overlooked and confused with the laughing kookaburra, and was finally officially described by Nicholas Aylward Vigors and Thomas Horsfield in 1826, its specific name commemorating the British zoologist William Elford Leach. It is one of four members of the genus Dacelo which are commonly known as.Learn More
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