Blue-winged Kookaburras have a large square head and a long bill that is wide at the base. Their head is pale with brown streaks, and they have striking blue feathers on their wings. They are sexually dimorphic with the male having a blue tail while the female has a rufous tail with black bars.
Blue-winged kookaburras spend a great deal of energy carrying out boundary-marking displays, and their vocalizations sound like barks and hiccups. They will live in family groups of up to 12 individuals.
Size: The blue-winged Kookaburra ranges from 40 to 45cm in length and can weigh up to approximately 390 grams.