by pennifold 27 Apr 2018

I just wanted to share with you our "weird Kookaburra". This bird has given us so much grief! He constantly smashes into our windows and actually broke the glass pane in my window closest to this tree. He hasn't gone away from when they had their chick back at Christmas time!

He flies onto the deck railing, he goes into the tree where there is a hole and puts his beak into it. As I write this the Minor birds are gathering around him and chirping like mad. He's just looking at them!
He flies into our neighbour's windows and they've had him too.
We were hoping he would just go off and find a mate, so here's praying he does. Love Chris
1. Kookaburra looking at me sideways!
2. The Minor bird is on the branch to his right.


by lbrow 28 Apr 2018

Oh dear. Let's hope another will attract his/her attention and they elope.

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pennifold by pennifold 29 Apr 2018

We are hoping that as well Miss Lillian, love Chris

by gerryvb 28 Apr 2018

so he's back again...back for another chapter in the Kookaburra book....

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pennifold by pennifold 29 Apr 2018

Yes, unfortunately! Love Chris

by dee 28 Apr 2018

Last year my daughter had a bird fly against the window in the den. The cat would sit on the floor ad watch it. I tried to sit in a chair and read but it drove me crazy. Kept it up for quite a while. It was a smaller bird than the one you have flying against your window. You would think a couple of times hitting the window it would get hurt.

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pennifold by pennifold 29 Apr 2018

Our Kookaburras have an amazingly strong beak Damaris and they can break glass easily, especially after hitting the same spot time and time again! Love Chris

by kustomkuddle 28 Apr 2018

Such a lovely bird to be caring on so. Sounds like he has some growing up to do. Hehehe (Somewhere else of course!)

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pennifold by pennifold 29 Apr 2018

Yes, Debbie, that's what we would love to happen!!!!!! Love Chris

by hightechgrammy 27 Apr 2018

I think he is really cute. He reminds me of our Stellar Jays, a bit sassy and beautiful. What kind of tree is that?

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pennifold by pennifold 28 Apr 2018

Hi Jan, this is a Eucalyptus Gum Tree - we think it is the Scribbly Gum Rossii, but there are so many different genus. They can grow to over 25 metres and are very common on the east coast of Australia. Love Chris

by cfidl 27 Apr 2018

Wow! They have been a joy in your life til now. I hope things get back to normal soon.

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pennifold by pennifold 28 Apr 2018

Hi Chris, yes, we hope so too. Love Chris

by shirley124 27 Apr 2018

I hope he/she finds a new mate and a new home. I do love Kookaburras but not when they break your windows. Hugs

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pennifold by pennifold 28 Apr 2018

Hi Shirley, we too hope he finds a new place. Love Chris

by dragonflyer 27 Apr 2018

Here is hoping he finds another place to go...I don't recall such a fuss from him when he had his mate and chicks in the years past...

pennifold by pennifold 28 Apr 2018

Hi Kim, no this bird is one of the siblings of the original parents. He is such a pest! Love Chris

dragonflyer by dragonflyer 28 Apr 2018

Oh, I see...a "rowdy teenager"!

by 02kar Moderator 27 Apr 2018

My goodness, he is a persistent bird. I hope he figures out he is safer elsewhere. I hat to think of him injuring or killing himself.

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pennifold by pennifold 28 Apr 2018

Thanks Karen, we too would love him to figure that he should be somewhere else! Love Chri