Tuesday, 7 June 2011

World Bird Wednesday - Crimson Rosella

Thought I’d go with a splash of colour this week – and they don’t come much more colourful than the Crimson Rosella. The brightly coloured chap is the male and the other one is a juvenile, coming into full male plumage.


Had a couple of these in the garden this weekend, so I thought I’d dig out some pictures.
I have to say I have a fondness for LBJ’s – in this case “Large, Bright, Jobs” – so much easier to see!


You can find more world birds here, and you can see the latest post on my other blog by clicking the Paying Ready Attention link on the RHS of the page.




Enjoy the birds.

19 comments:

Arija said...

Nice touch with the mottled bird.

I was slightly misleading, I invited the cat in since it was dusk and it's owners were not yet hone. Sneaky, aren;t I.

jo©o said...

Envy ---
I finally get a decent bird picture, with great shenanigans on my part, and it is sort of grey and brown. Then there's the likes of you with these bright and beautiful birds on your doorstep.
The pattern is so gorgeous.
(1jo.co)

texwisgirl said...

oh they're spectacular!!! couldn't miss seeing those! wow. to see them just out in the wild would be something!

Gary said...

Beautiful Bird!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Frank said...

Now that is a colourful species to brighten up the garden and probably puts the other 'LBJ's' to shame.

eileeninmd said...

Wow, they are so colorful and pretty. Great photos.

Amila Kanchana said...

Australia can sure compete with South America for colorful birds!

Fotokarusellen said...

Never seen anything as colorful as this. Very beautiful images.

Marias Teater said...

In your garden?? This is not to believe for me! Wonderful birds!

holdingmoments said...

Now that IS colourful!
What a great garden visitor. Puts my Starlings to shame lol

BirdingMaine said...

WOW, what a beautiful, colorful bird! Fabulous captures!

Sondra said...

I cant imagine having such beauties in my YARD--wow--Color is the word.

mick said...

Beautiful birds - and much easier to see than "little brown jobs"!

Andrew said...

A lovely bird to see...many thanks for sharing.

Fjällripan said...

Beautiful birds! So wonderful to have them in the garden!!

Springman said...

Nice variation on the LBJ theme!I like the juveniles coloring, what a riot! A beautiful bird Stewart, thanks for sharing!

bailey-road.com said...

What a riot of color! Beautiful photos!

Pat Ulrich said...

Wow -- that is one colorful bird! Really cool shots!

Hilke Breder said...

What gaudy birds! Love the colors! Beautiful shots.