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Covered in bedding

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Covered in bedding
This Kookaburra obviously got out of bed quickly, it's covered in White-ants. Kookaburras incubate their two to four pure white eggs in hollow tree trunks or in excavated termite nests. Both adults incubate for a period of 25 days. The young leave the nest 30 days after hatching, but the parents continue to feed them for another 40 days. Lens aperture f/4.5, shutter speed 1/80sec, focal length 14mm, ISO 400.
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Monnie Ryan
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    Guess I could live without the ants, but what an absolutely adorable bird! Terrific detail, Chris - so real I'd love to squeeze it (well, if it weren't for those ants)!


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7/7/2012 7:12:10 PM

 
John Connolly
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I don't believe I have ever seen such a young Kookaburra Chris, are't they the cutest little character! Your little camera did a super job here!


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7/8/2012 3:35:14 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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I agree with you both, they are cute characters, sometimes I get a little pat in, mostly on the legs!!


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7/8/2012 5:01:57 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Excellent!! :)


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7/8/2012 5:07:43 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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Thanks Tammy.


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7/8/2012 6:28:29 PM

 
Rony Sagy
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Oh what a beautiful capture of this fancy little guy.


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7/8/2012 8:17:44 PM

 
Debbie Bray
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Absolutely gorgeous Chris, he must be a baby!! Hope those ants aren't biting!
Thanks for the link to the piecart, lol! What a hilarious capture!


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7/9/2012 3:09:47 AM

 
maria I. Warren
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very cute photo :) great job with this capture:)


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7/9/2012 8:23:52 AM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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They are so cute! A great capture of him Chris!


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7/11/2012 8:56:17 AM

 
Jorgen Jensen
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Cute bird and excellent capture you have done Chris.


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7/21/2012 1:05:36 PM

 
Anthony G. Comella
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Super terrific - smiles here!!


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7/23/2012 12:50:56 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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Thanks for all your wonderful comments. I really appreciate them, sorry to take so long to reply.


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7/25/2012 2:39:42 AM

 
Phillip R. Connolly
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What a great capture here, Chris!! Cute and adorable are sure the right words for this little guy!! Well done!!

Phil


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8/11/2012 5:02:51 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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Thanks so much Phil. I really enjoy their daily visits.


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8/14/2012 4:42:06 PM

 
Antonio Amen
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Didnīt it bite you?lll Nice photo


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8/16/2012 3:41:28 AM

 
Chris Ebben
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No, it didn't bite, it knows who feeds it. Thanks for taking the time to look.


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8/16/2012 4:20:23 AM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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OMG! Is he adorable!! He looks so cute and this is a wonderful image, Chris.


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8/25/2012 1:38:08 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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Thanks a lot, I get a lot of enjoyment out of these visitors.


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8/26/2012 3:10:01 AM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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I've not seen a kookaburra this close up before and it is quite amazing and wonderful! Great shot Chris.


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8/26/2012 7:30:56 AM

 
Chris Ebben
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Thanks Connie, they are lovely birds.


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8/27/2012 2:20:04 AM

 
Wm Nosal
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COOL Shot Chris!
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8/27/2012 2:49:51 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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What a little sweetie, Chris! Sorry to see him/her being overrun with ants ~ hope he could pick/shake them off easily.
Do stores in Australia sell Kookaburra dolls like teddy bears? Seems like the perfect cuddle-toy for a child.


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9/9/2012 4:58:23 AM

 
Jill Odice
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I have never seen one of these birds, so this is very interesting ! Thanks for the info too. Great shot!


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9/12/2012 1:37:06 PM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Wow....that was fascinating to read Chris...thanks so much for the information! What a darling bird....just love the expression in the eyes....saying please someone help me get rid of these things! Have a glorious day Chris!


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9/28/2012 7:21:13 AM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Wow....that was fascinating to read Chris...thanks so much for the information! What a darling bird....just love the expression in the eyes....saying please someone help me get rid of these things! Have a glorious day Chris!


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9/28/2012 7:21:22 AM

 
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