K is for……

K is for kookaburra.

I love the sound of kookaburras ‘laughing’ in the trees first thing in the morning. I am fortunate to live in ‘The Hills District’ in Sydney and often hear these beautiful birds.

The Kookaburra’s rolling, laughing call is one of the best-known sounds in the animal world. The birds raise a wild chorus of crazy laughter as they go to roost in the treetops at dusk, and again wake everyone within hearing just as dawn breaks, so regularly that in the hinterlands of Australia they are know as the “bushman’s clock.”

Did you know that…………..Isaac Newton invented the cat door……………………..

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