Scarlet Macaws (Ara macao)
|Copyright: The dude who loves frogs (AnimalExplorer)
|Date Taken: 2013|
|Camera: Nikon D 300s|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2016-11-14 21:31|
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|Scarlet Macaws (Ara macao)|
Macaws are the biggest of the parrots in the world. They have a very powerful beak that can chew very hard objects such as the tree branches in the picture. I wasn't expecting to see these beautiful birds but to my surprise there they were. I sat and watched these birds for some time as they were riding the air currents like surfers riding the waves, it was an incredible moment to witness.
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- [2016-11-15 5:25]
Beautiful. The color and the background. The surfing in the air is lively. Thanks a lot for sharing.
- [2016-11-15 7:34]
An awesome sight for sure to see these gorgeous birds riding the wind currents. Other then a few branches shown you were fortunate to capture them in the open. Love their beautiful contrasting colors and the detail is great.
I saw a flock while viewing crocodiles at the Tarcoles Bridge, but they stayed in the leaves of the large tree nearby. I got some shots, but nothing like yours. Congratulations!
great picture with beautiful colours
thanks gr lou
I saw this bird in NatGeo only. Excellent colour. Well captured them against such nice BG. Eye catching ODD NUMBER composition too.
Thanks for sharing,