kookaburra

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Related to Dacelo novaeguinea: Dacelo gigas, laughing jackass

kookaburra

an arboreal, insectivorous and carnivorous bird of the kingfisher family (Alcedinidae) with an identifying, laugh-type call. Called also laughing jackass, Dacelo novaeguineae.