Saturday, March 28, 2015

Rainbow Lorikeet - Trichoglossus haematodus

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Rainbow Lorikeet - Trichoglossus haematodus
© NF Photo 140907, Queensland 

I was able to study the pair for a while as they obviously was building a nest. I´m not sure what tree it was or what the community, somewhere between Cattana Wetlands and Cairns, we were in.  But this was in the middle of a small town. If they really was building a nest they would probably get into trouble in a couple o days. It looks like a flower.

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10 comments:

  1. Wow! Such colourful birds.

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  2. Alldeles underbara fåglar! Vilka färger.

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  3. Oh my goodness...so colorful and pretty!!!
    Thank you kindly for sharing this link at I'd Rather B Birdin'.

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  4. They are beautiful birds, great sighting and captures.

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  5. I've been here almost 20 years and the colour of these birds still amazes me!
    Nice.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  6. I love this Parrot s it is one of the most colourful Australian Parrots.

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  7. They are so pretty, it is fun and educational to watch birds build nests.

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  8. Nice pictures. I love seeing these noisy, crazy birds around. You have a few choices of where it it was between Cairns city and Cattana, maybe Holloways Beach or Machans Beach or just the outer suburbs. I love that you got them in flight and so clear. I haven't managed that. They could have just been eating.

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