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.
The population status for the Rufous-bellied Kookaburra is considered to be stable and the species has a conservation status of Least Concern as of June 2013.