Beauty of Comfort

Learn a lesson from the kookaburra, as the saying goes -- laugh and the world laughs with you; weep and you weep alone. Hopefully there will be someone who will cry with you when you feel the need, but it is certainly true -- when you laugh, you make others laugh, well, at least smile. So laugh with (not like!!!) the kookaburra.

Beneath the trees is a group of people having a picnic lunch.  The kookaburra can see the food.  Will he come down?

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There is one in the picture on the left, and two in the picture below. Can you see them?.

Here is a kookaburra in Queensland.

He is certainly becoming curious.

I crept outside and took the one below.

Yes, down he came...

Here is a lovely kookaburra, one of my favourite birds. When I lived in another place with my husband, we used to feed the kookaburras.  Not that they were tame;  we had to throw the food to them as they would not come close.   I would buy some meat and cut it in little cubes. As I have not eaten meat for sixty years I did not like this part, so I froze it, then cut it up -- much easier.

They have a very distinctive bird call -- they laugh.   It really does sound like a laugh.   You will hear him laughing as you read.

I don't see many kookaburras, and I am in the country.  I don't know why.  My daughter sees more of them on the outskirts of the big city. The other pictures of kookaburras, I took myself.

The kookaburra -- a lovely bird.

I don't get to see many kookaburras, but the other day I saw two of them close to my house. The ones below are through the window, so not clear at all.

Finally he jumped up on the table at which I was sitting and we fed him some bread.  It was such fun to be so close.

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The little boy is standing very still not to frighten him.

The other morning I was very happy when I saw one on a closer tree to the house.    I opened the door and took the picture below.