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Is this my best side

By artgaz1062  
Thought I would share our friendly rainbow lorikeets. Ladynewbury uploaded an amazing photo the other day. These guys are really friendly but need to be fed loriwet from a pet shop or fruit such as pears, apples or grapes. They have special tongues for lapping nectar from flowers bread and seed can damage this causing the birds to be undernourished, Bread also can lodge in there crops making it harder for them to feed there young.

Tags: Birds Australian birds Wildlife and nature Rainbow lorikeet

Voters: bobpaige1, mike9005, DaveNewbury and 10 more

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DaveNewbury 4 5 3 England
20 Jul 2018 9:12AM
Lovely shot Gail, lorikeets are a beautiful family of birds,
ddolfelin Plus
10 103 3 Wales
20 Jul 2018 10:03AM
Great shot, Gail!
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 170 16 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018 11:45AM
Well captured GailSmileSmile

sturko 3 Sweden
20 Jul 2018 11:48AM
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018 1:43PM
Excellent capture. They are two beauties that I am not so lucky to see in London...
We do get wild parakeets that come and feed from our hands in Hyde Park ... Isabel GrinGrinGrinGrin
20 Jul 2018 6:32PM
They are true beauties Gail. Thanks for educating us on their diet, it's too easy to kill with kindness. Pam

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