Out to Lunch : A Rainbow Lorikeet

20 Jan

One of the most potent joys of living near a bushland park lies in the wonderful opportunities it presents for bird observation and photography.

Recently I was able to observe a beautiful Rainbow Lorikeet eating nectar from a Banksia tree. This all happened beside the river baths where I swim almost every day from Spring to late Autumn.

Don’t you agree that Australian parrots rank highly in the scale of the world’s most engaging birds?

Rainbow Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet

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6 Responses to “Out to Lunch : A Rainbow Lorikeet”

  1. davidprosser January 20, 2014 at 8:50 am #

    That’s a very big toothbrush he’s got.
    xxx Hugs Galore xxx

  2. joshi daniel January 20, 2014 at 10:29 am #

    colorful and cute šŸ™‚

  3. fifteenacres January 20, 2014 at 12:43 pm #

    Beautiful photograph, Margaret. We don’t see lorikeets here, although everyone else seems to. Maybe we just don’t have the right plants. Lisa

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp January 20, 2014 at 11:03 pm #

      Thank you, Lisa. šŸ™‚ The lorikeets love our neighbours’ Grevillea, as well as the other natives in the park. šŸ™‚

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