When I was walking to the supermarket this morning, I happened to hear a rather uncommon but strangely familiar bird call.

I looked in the direction of the sound, and lo! it was a kookaburra on the antenna of the house opposite mine.

This is pretty rare. Whilst I have read that kookaburras are occasionally seen along the Maribyrnong valley, this is the first time I have ever sighted one in my suburb – or indeed in greater Melbourne (with the one exception of the golf course at Fairfield about 12 years ago).

And here is the proof.

Published by Ernest Zanatta

Narrow minded Italian Catholic Conservative Peasant from Footscray.

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