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  • 1. BLUE WINGED KOOKABURRA DACELO LEACHII DA-CELL-EO LEACH-EE By. Justin Doornbusch Grade 6 Fessenden
  • 2. SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATIONKingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataClass: AvesOrder: CoraciiformesFamily: HalcyonideGenus: DaceloSpecies: D.Leachii
  • 3. APPEARANCEBlue Winged kookaburra have:Off white head with brown streaksSky blue streak on wing from shoulder dawnWhite throatOrangey-brown chestBlue tails (males) Red tails (females)Small grey feetStrong grey beak
  • 4. HABITATThe Blue Winged Kookaburra is found in the…..Tropical areas of AustraliaSub-Tropical areas of AustraliaOpen wood lands of AustraliaPaperback swamps of AustraliaCane-fields of Australia
  • 5. LIFE CYCLE● Female lays egg● Female watches egg’s for around 30 days● Egg hatches● Chick brakes out with beak● Eyes open after 10 days feathers 7● Become juvenile after 10 days● Become fully mature after 6-10 weeks● Life cycle starts over
  • 6. DIETThe Blue Winged Kookaburra eats…….● Scorpions● Spiders● Snakes● Fish● Worms● Small Birds● Frogs● Crayfish
  • 7. PREDATORS● Red Goshawk● Rufous Owl● Quolls● Goannas● Olive Python
  • 8. HOW THE SPECIES CONTRIBUTE TO THE DIVERSITY OF LIFEBlue Winged Kookaburra help the diversityOf life by……● Eating poisonous spiders and snakes● Keep balance with other animals
  • 9. WHAT CAN BE DONE TO HELP THE SPECIES SURVIVEYou can……………..● Ride your bike more often to help stop global warming and so you do not hit them when driving● Stop using aerosol cans to stop global warming and stop bush fires● Put out your fire when camping to help stop bush fires
  • 10. FUN FACTS● The blue winged kookaburra is often very shy● This is an albino blue winged Kookaburra● Chicks are highly aggressive and the smallest one is usually killed by the other chicks
  • 11. THANKS TO…..● Wikipiedia.org● Birdsinbackyard.net● Google images
  • 12. THAT’S ALL