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Who’s a pretty boy then? Baby Kookaburra in Haig Park

By 15 January 2013 7

baby kooka

Haig Park these days is home to rabbits and possums, but yesterday the Kelpie of Few Accomplishments and I encountered a baby kookaburra.

Despite being very fluffy it was still more than capable of flying when I tried to get closer for a better pic. No laugh however.

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7 Responses to
Who’s a pretty boy then? Baby Kookaburra in Haig Park
JazzyJess 10:49 am
15 Jan 13
#1

Too cute. Totally made my day.

motleychick 11:18 am
15 Jan 13
#2

Love the description of your dog! Brill.

poetix 11:57 am
15 Jan 13
#3

This is one of the top things to like about Canberra. Oh god, now I’m doing it.

NoAddedMSG 12:54 pm
15 Jan 13
#4

poetix said :

This is one of the top things to like about Canberra. Oh god, now I’m doing it.

Agreed re: birds (parrots!) being one of the best things about Canberra. Although, when I was asked recently what I thought was good about Canberra, I answered “low access barriers to participation in the life of the community” and got a funny look. I probably should have just mentioned parrots.

Beserk Keyboard Warr 4:30 pm
15 Jan 13
#5

If there’s a better looking bird than the Kookaburra I’m yet to see it.

Pork Hunt 4:47 pm
15 Jan 13
#6

Beserk Keyboard Warrior said :

If there’s a better looking bird than the Kookaburra I’m yet to see it.

I have plenty of pics of Rainbow Lorikeets in b & w. :-(

zippyzippy 10:29 pm
15 Jan 13
#7

Nice one. Love the Canberra birds. Weirdly, I seem to see millions of parrots but hardly any kookas.

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