A smorgasbord of delights

Nestling Laughing Kookaburras certainly keep their ‘parents’ busy. An assortment of food was being ferried to these youngsters – yabbies and a variety of skinks delivered at regular intervals.

Laughing Kookaburras are cooperative breeders, generally living in small family groups with the offspring of previous seasons assisting the parents to care for the young. The family group by the river includes at least one helper.

Laughing Kookaburra with a yabby, Loddon River @ Newstead, 14th November 2020

II

… this time a small skink

… then a larger one

Arriving at the nest site

There are at least two pin-feathered nestlings in the hollow

One response to “A smorgasbord of delights

  1. Another fabulous post with gorgeous pics – first time I’ve seen nestling Kooka bubs thanks Geoff. Their take on yabbies and lizzies must be rather large, hope those populations are up for the task of supply!

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