Learn about a popular Australian bird – the kookaburra. Find out about its habitat, history, nesting habits, and listen to its “laughing” song. Includes audio files, kids’ song lyrics, photographs, and coloring pages. There is also an eThemes resource on Australia.
Animal Planet: Kookaburra
Learn about the kookaburra and the tawny frogmouth. Read "Animal Facts" and watch the video "Kookaburras in Action." NOTE: The site includes ads and pop-up ads.
Read about the bird and view its photograph.
Learn about size, habitat, and diet of the kookaburra. Includes photographs.
Enchanted Learning: Kookaburra Printout
Read about the kookaburra and use a drawing to color the bird. NOTE: This site includes Google ads.
This page has many photographs of kookaburra. Select images to enlarge them.
Here is a large photograph of a kookaburra.
Here is another kookaburra photograph.
Students can read this encyclopedia entry on the kookaburra. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Kookaburra Fact Sheet
New South Wales Parks and Wildlife Service publish this page about the laughing kookaburra. Click on the highlighted link to hear what a kookaburra sounds like.
Britannica Concise: Kookaburra
This short encyclopedia entry has information and a photograph. NOTE: The site includes ads.
eThemes Resource: Continent: Australia
These sites have information about Australia, including its animals, geography, climate, and history. Includes photographs, maps, quizzes, and games, plus a virtual tour of the Sydney Opera House and a live Webcam that you can control.
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