The Kookaburra is a member of the Tree Kingfisher family. It is famous for having a loud call that sounds like human laughter. The Kookaburra also features in a popular Australian children’s song. This article contains kookaburra facts for kids and adults, and is part of our Australian Animals series.
Don’t forget to listen to the Kookaburra’s famous laugh! You can hear it in a video further down the page.