Cedar Creek, Qld, Australia.
No this one isn't laughing, but that's it's common name based on the call it makes around dawn and dusk and when there is danger about.
The Kookaburra is the world's biggest Kingfisher and can weigh up to 5kg (according to some sources). It eats small animals, lizards and snakes as well as insects.
It is found right down the east coast of Australia, including Tasmania and the south west corner (Perth, etc).
A second later he flew off.
View all photos taken: Tuesday, 29th July 2008, This photo: 2:16pm