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Australian King Parrot (male)


Australian King Parrot (male)
Photo Information
Copyright: Philippe Baudet (phibau) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 1 N: 93] (601)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 100, Canon EF 300 mm f4 + 1.4x converter
Exposure: f/1
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-08 12:55
Viewed: 2655
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
The Australian King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis) is a spectacular bird inhabiting in eastern Australia. It is found in forests not far from coasts. They feed on fruits, seeds or small insects.
There is a strong sexual dimorphism : the female has a green head, a green neck and a black beak. The male has scarlet head and neck, and a red-orange beak. Both sexes are about 43 cm.


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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-03-08 13:27]

Hello Philippe,
Very interesting and appealing BG ! it look like a painting !! TFS Tina

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 281 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-03-08 15:21]

Hello Philippe,
What a pretty parrot, I have never seen one of this color before. It reminds me a lot of our Scarlet Tanagers with it's vivid red and black colors. Captured very nicely while it perched high up in the tree tops. Well done!!
Ron

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6553 W: 89 N: 15640] (65417)
  • [2013-03-09 8:59]

Salut Philippe,tu as fait un demi miracle dans une lumiere vraiment impossible pour nous montrer cette jolie espece,la photo n'est pas le top mais il etait vraiment impossible faire du mieu,mes compliments pour le courage..ehhee...belle soiree' et merci,Luciano

Bonjour Philippe,
La profondeur de champ n'est pas très bonne mais le sujet est relativement bien valorisé.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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