Tuesday, 19 June 2012

World Bird Wednesday - Crimson Rosella

Its been a busy week here, so I thought I’d go with a simple crowd pleaser.
This is a male Crimson Rosella.  I took the picture when I visited O’Reillys Rainforest Lodge in the Lamington National Park in Queensland.
As with the last bird post, I think this hansom chap was used to having people around.
You can find more images of birds from around the world at World Bird Wednesday.
You can find the latest post to my other blog by clicking on the Paying Ready Attention image on the RHS of the page.  You can find my post from O’Reillys here.
Enjoy the birds.

22 comments:

  1. Nohh... jo on...
    *Rouva* pukeutunut parhainpiinsa.
    Mainio 'muotokuva'...!
    Kesä Terveiset Eko

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  2. What a fantastic shot! A crowd pleaser indeed - such beautiful colours.

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  3. I do love your colorful friend, Stewart! Beautiful colors and what a superb capture!

    Sylvia

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  4. truly gorgeous. crowd pleaser, for sure.

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  5. Delightful Crimson Rosella, Stewart! I haven't been to Lamington National Park. A weekend (or more)at O'Reillys is on my bucket list!

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  6. A definite crowd pleaser. It is so colourful it doesn't look real. Thanks for the info on Victoria.

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  7. A beautiful bird! The bright colors are fantastic!

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  8. Fantastic shot of the beautiful Rosella.

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  9. I love both of your blogs, depending on how much time I have ...I like to go to both!Now this shot is amazing...wish I could see a bird like that and get the shot too. cheers.

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  10. He's a beauty!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  11. The lodge sounds like a great place if you get to see these beautiful birds. Great shot, Stewart!

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  12. Definitely a crowd pleaser! and you were close enough to get some great detail in the plumage.

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  13. Stewart,What a colourful bird the Rosella is ...Great shot indeed!Have a great day!

    Shantana

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  14. Beautiful picture you show of the Crimson Rosella. I've had such a once many years ago ..... maybe a little shame to keep birds in cages. Wishing you a good Wednesday. Hanne Bente

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  15. Those colors are so striking! Simply beautiful!

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  16. What a smart bird - I read your blog on O'Reillys - I found it very interesting because I have never seen any of those birds - not sure about the Suburo drivers or the spiders not keen on either!- Jane UK

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  17. Nice shot. It is very nice to have a place to go and have cooperative subjects.
    cheers

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  18. Oh what a beautiful sweetie this is. It has a cute, coy look in its eye. I think he knows how handsome he is. Great shot.

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  19. Gorgeous color...unreal, really...
    Cheers to you Sir!

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  20. That's a great portrait! Beautiful bird.

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  21. Wow Stewart
    What a Beautiful Crimson coloured bird, probably on most bird listers wish list!

    Dave

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