14 February 2012

Eastern Rosella

I'd been hoping to get better photos of the rosellas somewhere, sometime, and, when walking around Rathmines, Lake Macquarie recently, I could hear them out there.

Eastern Rosella Platycercus eximius is a medium-sized parrot, with amazing vivid, colour contrasts.




Feeding on the casuarina (she-oak) cones




this one in a melaleuca



11 comments:

Nadege, said...

Lovely captures.

Giga said...

Śliczna kolorowa papuga i piękne zdjęcia. Miło było patrzeć. Pozdrawiam. *** Beautiful colorful parrot and beautiful photos. It was nice to watch. Yours.

TexWisGirl said...

such gorgeous birds!

EG Wow said...

WOW! What a gorgeous bird!

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Oh Carole, what a lovely bird!

Carletta said...

Wish we had anything to compare to seeing these. :)
Lovely shots!

Jan Castle said...

No hiding for him/her! Beautiful colors!!!!!
Jan

CameraCruise said...

Wow, what a beautiful bird!
Great shots!

Laura said...

Truly VIVID colors on this gorgeous parrot! What great shots! How lucky to live where you can see these marvelous birds in with wild!!!

Sharyl said...

Yes, like dessert after tea! What a treat!

Jeanne said...

Beautiful photos of this amazing bird!