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Not a regular visitor to my place - I think it's a "Scaly-breasted Lorikeet".

Took this shot, then tried to move around for a profile shot, but he decamped, giving me a mouthful as he/she went.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:150-500
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Aug 2012 - 2:26 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Username:goso goso
Uploaded:15 Aug 2012 - 8:19 AM
Tags:General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:34
Voters:Rock · Badgerfred · NaturesHaven · CarolG · annettep38 · Richsr · barbarahirst · martinjp · Alan_Baseley · stuart1963 · PinkK · Lillian · franken · EMJAYCEE · Herge88 · paskinmj · mikbee · LynneJoyce · Glostopcat · taggart · FeatherFriend · bagman · Maiwand · pluckyfilly · EAS · bricurtis · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · KBan · Ray42 · Big_Beavis · pascalg · lesliea · Growmore · prabhusinha ·
Views:86
Unique Views:44

Comments

Rock
Rock  13 England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:22 AM

Certainly a high vis colour.

Fine shot.

Rock

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:28 AM

He's beautiful, Bill, and well captured. He doesn't seem to have the markings on his chest that a scaly-reasted lorikeet should have. Were his eyes red? Carol

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:35 AM

A handsome so and so, he preferred to have his portrait taken.
Excellent light, too!

goso
goso  8 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:36 AM


Quote: He's beautiful, Bill, and well captured. He doesn't seem to have the markings on his chest that a scaly-reasted lorikeet should have. Were his eyes red? Carol

Yes, a red tinge Carol, more so than appears ion the pic for some reason.

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:39 AM

Like the colours and details in this Bill, good one
Regards Richard

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:44 AM

he is looking pretty stern to me

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 9:12 AM

Whatever Bill..he is certainly a beauty,
must be male.... a female would never dare give you a mouthfullGrin
But a good image
Lillian

franken
franken Plus Member 123521 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 9:17 AM

Fine image.

Ken

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 9:26 AM

I think you upset him Bill - he doesn't look too pleased - but a fine capture.
Joan.

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 12:21 PM

Super colours Bill.
And giving you grief ?
Just has to be a female !!
Mick.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 12:51 PM

The bird is much prettier than its name. I think Mick is quite wrong by the way and the evidence is clear, grumpy + uncooperative + loud = male!

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 1:37 PM

A fine shot of this colourful character, such wonderful vibrant colours in the plumage

FeatherFriend
15 Aug 2012 - 4:38 PM

Lovely looking bird Bill, smashing colours and a nice pose,
Geoff.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 7:07 PM

Great find and superb shot

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 7:07 PM

Caught some great colours and expression here Bill. Super shot.
Ron

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 7:56 PM

Wonderfully coloured and certainly seems to capture his character rather well. Sometimes you don't need to speak the language to know excatly what's being said!!

Ann

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:30 PM

How colourful is this - love to have one of those pop in now and again Bill.
Brian.

Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 8:39 AM


Quote: Caught some great colours and expression here Bill. Super shot.
Ron

I quite agree

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