Happy Friday! Today's new Birdorable Bonanza bird is the Rufous-bellied Kookaburra. The Rufous-bellied Kookaburra is one of four species of kookaburra in the world. Kookaburras are large "tree" kingfishers. A few traits set the Rufous-bellied Kookaburra apart from the other kookaburras. Read more »
The Rufous-bellied Kookaburra is a small species of kookaburra that is found in New Guinea and parts of Australia. It is also known as Gaudichauds Kookaburra.
Rufous-bellied Kookaburras prefer a dense rainforest habitat. They are typically found in pairs or alone. They use termite mounds for nesting. They feed on small forest-dwelling animals including insects and mammals.