Dacelo tyro, Spangled Kookaburra, Kukabura Aru

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Dacelo tyro, Spangled Kookaburra, Kukabura Aru

The SpaDacelo tyro, Spangled Kookaburra, Kukabura Arungled Kookaburra, Dacelo tyro, also called Aru Giant Kingfisher, is a little-known, but spectacular species of Kookaburra found only on the Aru Islands and the savannahs of southern New Guinea. It has bright blue wings and tail, a white chest and belly, dark eyes, and a striking white-spotted black head. Practically nothing is known of its family life or breeding biology.

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