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Green on Green.. spot the parrot

By annettep38  
For Isabel!!
It is a green land, the sky is often grey now that we are in 'las lluvias' the raining season. Birds and humans get wet and the weather was very merciful to give us a dry independence day.

Our sweet lemon (limón dulce,Citrus lemetta) are now ripe and the Aras from the lowlands send their recce teams out.

So the lowland guests are all over the place but don't you think it is easy to get a shot. This was taken during a downpour with my trusty old 600 MF and a 1.6 converter , hand held from the terrace so that the camera stays sortof dry. You get anywhere near them with a camera and off they are, no chance with a 400mm but at least it leaves us with some lemons!

aratinga frentinaranja, aratinga canicularis, orange fronted parakeet, perico frente naranja

Tags: Bird Parrot Wildlife and nature Guanacaste Aratinga frentinaranja Aratinga canicularis Orange fronted parakeet Perico frente naranja

Voters: Ted447, fotobee, RobertTurley and 29 more

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Ted447 Plus
8 216 1 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2015 6:58AM
Super image. Ted. GrinGrin
fotobee Plus
7 4 3 South Africa
20 Sep 2015 7:03AM
Wonderful image, Annette ! I have always wanted to live in a land where the parrots fly free ! Enjoy !! Regards Martin
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2015 8:00AM
Fabulous, a wonderful pose and glorious colours.
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
20 Sep 2015 8:03AM
That's a great picture - love the colours!
20 Sep 2015 8:03AM
Wonderful image
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
20 Sep 2015 8:24AM
Isabel will love this one.
It's a lovely green imageSmile
NettaSmile
20 Sep 2015 11:14AM
spotted Tongue good one Annette mefinks a gong is in order great capture

Graham
SlowSong Plus
12 9.5k 30 England
20 Sep 2015 11:49AM
So beautiful.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2015 12:51PM
PURE MAGIC!!!!
Love your gorgeous green parrot with open wings pose Annette!!!!! GrinGrinGrin
A very nicely composed beautiful shot full of glorious green! Brava...
IB
BarbaraR 14 948 1 England
20 Sep 2015 12:53PM
Ooo that's a super image, really lovely.

B.
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2015 1:26PM
A terrific capture
Ju
rontear Plus
17 23 9 England
20 Sep 2015 2:50PM
A beautiful capture Annette, my award.
Ron
jayatu 10 India
20 Sep 2015 3:53PM
The leaves have made great texture. Lovely photo
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2015 5:33PM
Could almost be part of the foliage Annette, a gorgeous looking bird.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
20 Sep 2015 7:35PM
Superb shot Annette.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
gajewski 16 10 9 United States
21 Sep 2015 11:36PM
Wow -- talk about camouflage. Great shot, Annette.
-=\Walter
PaulMillar 9 83 2 Scotland
22 Sep 2015 1:55AM
You need to look for a bit then the colours start to stand out, very interesting capture and fun to.

Paul
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
23 Sep 2015 2:34PM
He is beautiful, Annette, super capture.

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