laughing jackass


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laughing jackass:

see kookaburrakookaburra
, common name for a squat, long-tailed Australian kingfisher, Dacelo novaeguineae. It is one of the largest birds of the family Alcedinidae (kingfisher family).
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laughing jackass

bird whose cry brings in daylight. [Euahlayi Legend: How the People Sang The Mountains Up, 19]
See: Dawn
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