Archive for 'Psittaculidae'

Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus)

Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus)

A Tasmanian endemic, which means it lives nowhere else on Earth. It sounds like this: Aperture: ƒ/8 Camera: NIKON D4S Focal length: 500mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/1000 s

Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)

This wonderfully colored bird is definitely into a balanced diet, as it will gladly take handouts like apples from us humans. In fact this is one of many pairs that regularly visit the garden of my friend in Sydney, and while there I could sit or stand very close to them. They primarily came to […]