Kookaburras are best known for their unmistakable call, which sounds uncannily like loud, echoing human laughter. Its call is one of the most well-known bird calls in the world and is what has caused the bird to earn the name "Bushman's Alarm Clock."
|SCIENTIFIC NAME||DACELO NOVAEGUINEAE|
|WHERE IN THE WILD?||WOODLAND FOREST AREAS OF EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA|
|WHAT'S ON THE MENU?||SMALL MAMMALS, SNAKES AND BIRDS|
|LIFE EXPECTANCY||11-20 YEARS|