Kookaburra

Th e L augh ing Bird

                       By: Nita Daya
Introduction to
 kookaburras
Introduction to
             kookaburras
Kookaburras are most commonly known for their
unmistakeable call that sounds like...
Prey
Kookaburras are carnivores; the kookaburra bashes lizards and snakes against rock or tree to break up all
it’s bones ...
Habitat

Kookaburras can be found in
habitats ranging from the arid
savanna to the humid rain-forests,
but also in suburba...
Predators

The kookaburra’s
predators are
wedge-tailed eagles,
cats, brown              Because the kookaburra
goshawks , ...
Adaptation Methods

The kookaburra has adapted to live in it’s habitat as
it has a hardened beak to build nests out of the...
Adaptation Methods
Baby kookaburras are born with a temporary hooked
beak which appears which appears to be specially
adap...
Kookaburra Songs
Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree

merry, merry king of the bush is he

laugh, kookaburra laugh kookabu...
Kookaburra Songs
Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree

eating all the gumdrops he can see

stop , kookaburra stop., kookabu...
Kookaburra Songs

Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree

counting all the monkeys he can see

Stop, kookaburra stop, kookabu...
The End




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  • Nitas Kookaburra Keynote

    1. 1. Kookaburra Th e L augh ing Bird By: Nita Daya
    2. 2. Introduction to kookaburras
    3. 3. Introduction to kookaburras Kookaburras are most commonly known for their unmistakeable call that sounds like loud echoing human laughter. The song they sing s to mark their territory. Kookaburras are from the family of king fishers and like other king fishers they have a stout and compact body, a short neck, short legs and a rather long and pointed bill. Kookaburras are 17 inches in height. It’s upper parts are dark brown and the wings are a spotted grey blue. The under parts are white and the strong bill is black. Ther is a white band to separate the body.
    4. 4. Prey Kookaburras are carnivores; the kookaburra bashes lizards and snakes against rock or tree to break up all it’s bones to digest its prey. Kookaburras will eat Lizards Snakes Mice Rats Insects Any raw meat (even from humans)
    5. 5. Habitat Kookaburras can be found in habitats ranging from the arid savanna to the humid rain-forests, but also in suburban and residential areas near running water and where food can be searched for easily
    6. 6. Predators The kookaburra’s predators are wedge-tailed eagles, cats, brown Because the kookaburra goshawks , is not a good flyer it will powerful owls, fluff up it’s feathers to foxes and grey look bigger and scarier butcher birds. to scare them just incase they cannot fly away on time.
    7. 7. Adaptation Methods The kookaburra has adapted to live in it’s habitat as it has a hardened beak to build nests out of the trunks of trees or termite mounds The kookaburra has feet in which the digits are stuck together, this enables it to grasp excellently on to branches. As it is not a good flyer this ability helps it a lot to catch it’s prey.
    8. 8. Adaptation Methods Baby kookaburras are born with a temporary hooked beak which appears which appears to be specially adapted for the purpose of fighting it’s nest mates. Hooked Beak
    9. 9. Kookaburra Songs Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree merry, merry king of the bush is he laugh, kookaburra laugh kookaburra, Gay your life must be!
    10. 10. Kookaburra Songs Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree eating all the gumdrops he can see stop , kookaburra stop., kookaburra Leave some there for me
    11. 11. Kookaburra Songs Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree counting all the monkeys he can see Stop, kookaburra stop, kookaburra thats no monkey thats me!
    12. 12. The End Thanks For watching! :)

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