Sunday, June 14, 2009

BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKLY ~ 14 Rainbow Lorikeet, Wet and Dry

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Flowers and SkyWatch are lower down.


Raibbow Lorikeet, Trichoglossus haematodus,
rainsoaked at dawn in Sydney N.S.W.



Rainbow Lorikeet photographed in Queensland. Their
habitat is extensive, halfway around the Australian coast.

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39 comments:

  1. Wow, Arija. what colourful birds. Were you close to the first bird to get such a clear photo? (of the rainsoaked conditions!) Thanks for visiting my blog today. (((Hugs)))

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  2. What a great colourful bird this rainbow lorikeet is! lovely to see him twice: wet and dry!

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  3. The first bird may be rain-soaked, but it is still unbelievably beautiful.

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  4. Rainbow is such an appropriate name.Such beautiful bright colors. No where to hide for this lovely bird. Amazing.

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  5. Oh, Arija! what an incredible bird! Wow! that is colorful and you got such a terrific shot! I love it! Like Reader Wil, fun to see him wet and dry!

    Have a lovely day!

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  6. There's always someone around with a camera ust when you get out of the shower and you headfeathers are all, like, froopy...

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  7. Oh My this is so beautiful !! I Really loved this bird so beautiful and colorful !! I am so happy to see her..Great post..i really cant afford to miss such posts and that's why now i am your follower..:)

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  8. I especially like the photo of the rain-soaked bird! They are always somewhere around my yard - but I am still trying to get good in-flight photos!

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  9. Seeing these lorikeets flying free was always thrilling for me in Australia.
    First time to see a wet one. Sweet!!

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  10. Most amazing bird to those of us in the semi-desert who never see such splendour.

    I love your beautiful flowers, too.

    Especially the sweet peas!

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  11. Hello, they are a beautiful colored bird, I have them flying in for my apple tree in my backyard, I was taking shots of them from about 50cm away, they are so trusting, will have to post about that, great experience that was..thankyou for sharing..cya Have a fab day :) MonikaRose

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  12. Beautiful birds Arija....nothing like it here in my back yard...

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  13. Wow! Your kitchen on the previous post looks like a movie set of some romantic movie! I love lorikeets. I was introduced to them 3 years ago by Bird Anonymous.

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  14. Wet looks like a bad hair day. The rainbow colors are marvelous. Great captures Arija.

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  15. What a wonderful color bird,nice shot!! & have a nice day.

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  16. fantastiques et merveilleux petits oiseaux.
    J'aime beaucoup.
    Bonne journée Arija !

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  17. Was für fantastische Farben hat dieser Vogel! Ich bin ganz begeistert.

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  18. What beautiful birds; so colorful! I've never seen them in private. Wonderful post!

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  19. I have a parrot pet when I was kid. These are lovely captures.

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  20. Very colorful birds, Arija. I like the wet one.. seems like the colors are more enhanced. :-)

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  21. Arija: What a wonderfully colorful bird.

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  22. Beautiful photos. Aren't these the prettiest, most colorful birds? And they're fun to photograph too!
    :-)

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  23. Their colors are stunning, the photography amazing.

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  24. What magnificent photos of these colorful birds! Thanks for the suggestion to embiggen ... it was well worth the time to see the detail both wet and dry ;--)
    Hugs and blessings,

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  25. wow wow wow and wow again. Such wonderful photos of a very colorful bird!

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  26. Arija, I have updated my post. You will understand why I had to do it. Thank you.

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  27. ...a very beautiful bird and soooo colorful. I love his name--Rainbow says it all. He is similar in color to our Painted Bunting!

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  28. It's a pleasure to see these beauties in there habitat.... the only I see any is in petshops...

    Tom
    My blogs show Meadow Views and Butterfly's

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  29. What gorgeous bright colors!! Nice. What you wrote about the turkey picture on my blog and them knowing it wasn't Thanksgiving was funny. :)

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  30. The Raibbow Lorikeet is amazing!!

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  31. Hi Arija. Thank you for your nice comments on my blog. These Lorikeets are beautiful. I feel sorry for the one in the first picture, all soaking wet! Happy birding!

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  32. Such a gorgeous bird Arija. I must say, the wet Rainbow Lorikeet seems to have spectacularly bright colors.

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  33. What a beautiful, colorful bird. How wonderful to have them living in the wild in your area.

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  34. What an outrageously wonderful bird, can you imagine if we tried to wear that array of colours?

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