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Rainbow Lorikeets
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Copyright: Philippe Baudet (phibau) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 1 N: 93] (601)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 100
Exposure: f/1
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-19 11:28
Viewed: 2888
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Second picture for this species (I'm fond of its colors).

It's a small parrot (25 to 30 cm, 100 to 150 g).
It is common in coastal areas from Eastern Queensland up to South Australia. It lives in woodlands of all types including mangroves.
It is also found in eastern Indonesia, New Caledonia and some Pacific islands. It was introduced in China.
The bird is quite noisy, especially since it can live in a large band.
It is quite familiar and doesn't hesitate to come in urbanized areas to feed on fruit, pollen and nectar - its tongue is equipped with a papillate appendage adapted to gathering pollen and nectar from flowers.

I had to crop the picture because environment was unpleasant.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-19 12:15]

Salut Philippe,tu as raisonlje suis fous moi aussi des couleurs de cette merveilleuse espece,une capture excellente pour nous montrer si bien le plumage avec son design magnific,tres jolie composition aussi.Mes compliments et belle soiree',Luciano

Hi Philippe,
amazing colours of the bird. Excellent presentation. A lot of details.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

Hello Philippe

Beautiful photo of this colorful small parrot,
fine POV and the way it is framed by the tree trunk,
in the same time he has a lovely and shy eye-contact,
excellent focus, sharpness, and details, TFS

Asbed

你好
照的很創意 顏色豐富
鳥很可愛
還有的姿勢逗趣
構圖也美麗
謝謝分享
STONE

Hello Philippe,
Nice capture with fine details of its beautiful multi-coloured plumage,excellent PoV.
Thanks and best regards,
Joy

Hello Philippe.
This is a wonderful bird and you have captured this one nicely in lateral pov. Colors and focus are lovely against the silenced background.
Thanks and have a nice day.
Jusni

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2013-03-20 19:33]

Hola Philippe, que hermosa especie y foto logró de este exótico Loro lleno de color y belleza...saludos.

Bonjour Philippe,
Malgré le léger voile enveloppant l'image je la préfère à ta précédente publication sur le même sujet à cause d'un cadrage plus serré permettant d'apprécier davantage la finesse des détails.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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