Peaceful to Behold
Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
Size 14 cm x 16 cm
Acrylic on Arches paper
Background references for this painting were completed while camping in Mount Kaputar National Park, New South Wales.
While I grew up listening to the raucous calls of the Blue-Winged Kookaburras in the Northern Territory, I have gradually developed an affection for the renowned laughter of their southern cousins.