Spotted this colourful Crimson Rosella whilst walking the back lanes last week.

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Until I processed the images, I didn’t realise he was perched on a bundle of old fencing wire, eating a rose hip.

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I missed out on a wonderful shot as he flew right towards me, before veering right. A lovely splash of brightness on a dull day.

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Thanks for looking. Do have a great weekend, and stay safe.

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Crimson Rosella

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I’ve put off cleaning my windows for ages, but fortunately, there was a reasonably clean spot to photograph these crimson rosellas just outside.

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This splendid male was accompanied by a juvenile with extraordinary colouring. It’s pretty cold outside, so the bird is a bit puffed up.

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Thanks for looking. Stay safe.

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Birds

Crimson Rosellas

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In my garden, early yesterday morning. I can’t recall seeing parrots in this ivy-covered apple tree, so methinks the visiting pair were merely testing. One had flown away before I even picked up the NikonD3000 and sneaked out the front door.

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After creeping into the side yard, I behind a bush but had to come out eventually.

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I was surprised, and pleased, to see I’d gotten a half-decent shot of the Crimson Rosella flying away.

Thanks for looking, and do have a great day.

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Birds

Crimson Rosella

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