A Chuckle of Kookaburras? by terryliv

A Chuckle of Kookaburras?

I have never seen so many kookaburras in one place as we had in our back yard this morning. There was actually 8 of them but one refused to come down and join the rest of them for a snack.

So what is a gathering of kookaburras called? A giggle? A cackle? A joke? A snicker? A chuckle? Well unfortunately, according to Prof Google, it's a flock. How boring is that? If ever a bird deserved its own title for a gathering, it's the kookaburra.
Fantastic capture i have never seen that may in one spot big fav
July 26th, 2016  
Great image. A chuckle sounds way more exciting than a flock.
July 26th, 2016  
How nice to see :)
July 26th, 2016  
Can i please come and visit?? I've never seen more than one at a time! Stunning :) fav
July 26th, 2016  
I would say, a chuckle it is! Great shot, Terry!
July 26th, 2016  
I rather like a chuckle, lovely to see so many together :)
July 26th, 2016  
So fun to see these birds as I've known the 'camp' song since I was a kid.
July 26th, 2016  
Love the "Chuckle", seems very unusual to see them in a group like this, do you think they were juveniles?
July 26th, 2016  
What a wonderful gathering Terry!! A lovely lot of visitors to your garden. I didn't know the "camp" song Taffy @taffy was talking about but Barb has just been singing it to me!! Hope you and Rhoda are well? Fav for this lovely image!!
July 26th, 2016  
Wow, what a gang. We have six that turn up all together occasionally, but usually it is four at a time. They are called Onewing (because she has got one wing floppier than the other), Squawk because every time he turns up that is what he says. One Eye because I think he was in a fight with his brother when he was very tiny and has a bung eye. and SOS because he is son of Squawk and he makes a hell of a racket. The others who turn up are just blow ins.

I think you will need a butchers shop to feed this lot.
July 26th, 2016  
Wow, how lucky to have so many of these lovely birds, I love them. I agree a flock is a bit boring chuckle is far nicer
July 26th, 2016  
Oh my .... I hope they weren't all singing at the same time, You would need ear plugs.
July 26th, 2016  
Fantastic sight first thing in the morning beautifully captured in all their glory Terry, I would have gone for a Cackle of Kookaburras as it would fit the definition " raucous clucking cry of a bird" Flock is far to mundane for them:)
July 26th, 2016  
Great capture!
July 26th, 2016  
Terrific shot
July 26th, 2016  
What a trip... I've never seen one but in grammar school we would sing a song about a kookaburra that sat in an old gum tree and laughed, laughed, laughed... fave!
July 27th, 2016  
Wow, how wonderful to have so many together, bet they were noisy
July 27th, 2016  
Obviously your place is the best hang out spot in the area.
March 18th, 2017  
Wow to capture a lucky 7 together - fabulous. My favourite Australian bird so deserves a fav for your great capture.
April 17th, 2017  
Love all their different poses and well done getting so many in good focus
April 20th, 2018  
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