Kookaburra spotted living in Suffolk countryside

A kookaburra has been spotted living wild in the Suffolk countryside.

The bird, which is a member of the kingfisher family, is native to Australia and is an unusual sight in the UK.

It has been spotted near Sudbury.

A spokesman for Suffolk Wildlife Trust said it was first spotted about nine years ago, and “seems to have made itself quite at home in Suffolk”.

Jack Cripps added: “It would be an escapee, however it’s not known from where the bird escaped.

“Kookaburra can live more than 20 years, so it could be around for many years to come.”

Filmed by Stuart Howells.

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