Dacelo novaeguineae

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Dacelo novaeguineae

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TABLE 1 Responses to the Question Whether the Golden-Shouldered Parrot and Other Species Were Known to the Participants in Survey I Species Known (%) Species Yes No No Response Common Laughing kookaburra 96 3 1 Australian magpie 96 3 1 Red-tailed black cockatoo 80.
Death adders, laughing kookaburras and more will round out this Aussie adventure.
Powerful Owls, the largest owls in Australia, favor medium-sized arboreal marsupials such as possums (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) and gliders (Petauroides volans, Petaurus breviceps), and also eat fruit bats (Pteropus) and large birds such as cockatoos (Cacatua, Calyptorhynchus) and Laughing Kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae).
Cooperative breeding has been documented for Rufous Hornbills (Buceros hydrocorax) (Witmer 1993), White-fronted Bee-eaters (Merops bullockoides) (Emlen and Wrege 1989), Laughing Kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae) (Legge and Cockburn 2000), and Pied Kingfishers (Ceryle rudis) (Reyer 1980) among others.

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