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Old Aug 19, 2010, 3:19 AM   #1
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Default [pics] Little Corellas 'just hangin' around'

The below is the first in a series of 3 images I snapped of these playful birds (the other 2 images can be seen on the link below [/shameless plug] ), I was impressed by this birds acrobatics!

Olympus E620
Zuiko 70-300mm lens
focal length: 263mm
ISO: 320
shutter speed: 1/500sec
aperture: f5.6

http://pixelatedempire.com/2010/08/little-corellas-3/



Taken just as the bird landed on the tree..

Olympus E620
Zuiko 70-300mm lens
focal length: 215mm
ISO: 320
shutter speed: 1/500sec
aperture: f5.1

http://pixelatedempire.com/2010/08/little-corella-5/



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Old Aug 19, 2010, 5:39 AM   #2
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Nice photos, Adam.

Parrots, regardless of species, seem to like to perch and play upside-down a lot. At least, the parrots in our rescue Sanctuary do, even the big macaws.

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Nice shots Adam. Definitely entertaining aren't they.
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Very interesting shots; I've always been partial to animal humor in photos.
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Old Aug 20, 2010, 4:02 AM   #5
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Thanks for your comments guys.. these photo's depict the character of this particular species of bird, a lot of fun to watch and photograph!
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