King Parrot

Alisterus scapularis.

Shot at O'Reilly's Guesthouse, Lamington National Park.

View all photos taken: Sunday, 24th January 2010, This photo: 4:23pm

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  • colographicalchemy said:
    WOW! Those colors are special!
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  • David de Groot said:
    Aye, the male is a very pretty bird.
  • [ Kane ] said:
    Ah, beaut Dave... sharp, and colours are sweet.
  • David de Groot said:
    And not cropped either ;-)
  • Adam Randell said:
    Excellent detail around its eye David. Nice shot mate.
  • SkattyKat said:
    Really nice shot Dave - looks like he is seeking you out :-)
    love it
  • David de Groot said:
    In fact, in the full resolution, there's a fisheye landscape reflected in his eye ;-)
    I had tried to tempt it down into my hand with some leftover seed husks I found on the ground, but he was too smart for that, so I shot him instead ;-)
  • looby88 said:
    Lol ! I like it, just wish I could think up a funny caption !
  • David de Groot said:
    That's probably exactly what he was thinking at the time ;-)
  • AlexandraPhotos said:
    I just love the colour of these parrots. Beautiful image
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  • David de Groot said:
    The definitely live up to their name!
  • AustralisWilds said:
    Beautiful! These birds are really a sight to behold.