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rafinmelb Aug 4, 2007 4:46 AM

of course we had lorikeets (rainbow this week rather than musk) and a not very inspiring setting, but this gets them into the garden...
http://rafael.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p297692657-3.jpg

the long billed corellas came back again this weekend.....
http://rafael.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p421703706-4.jpg

but mostly I concentrated on the crested pigeons. It was fairly overcast so the background is a little yuk....

http://rafael.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p184385653-4.jpg


http://rafael.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p491719850-4.jpg

http://rafael.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p468494515-4.jpg

unless they dropped to the ground for their seeds
http://rafael.zenfolio.com/img/v1/p524440041-4.jpg

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Rafael
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happy_peasant Aug 4, 2007 8:06 AM

These Crested Pigeons; do they come around often? They are rather nice looking birds.

rafinmelb Aug 4, 2007 5:23 PM

Steve, They are fairly regular visitors, but they tend to be daytime visitors rather than morning and afternoon, so I tend to miss them. As I was shooting them the lorikeets dropped by for their afternoon feed and drove them away. Thanks for looking.

Macnite Aug 4, 2007 9:05 PM

The crested pigeon, picture number 5 looks very nice Rafael. Another variety of birdsthat I have not seen before.

Emmanuel

rafinmelb Aug 5, 2007 3:20 AM

Thanks Emmanuel

tcook Aug 5, 2007 6:56 PM

Nice shooting Rafael. The crested pigeons are a neat looking bird.

bayourebel Aug 5, 2007 9:19 PM

You do have some colorful birds, the only place I have seen these is in the zoo.

d-sr Aug 5, 2007 10:50 PM

I'm still amazed at the varity of beautiful birds in your back yard Rafael.Every shot is exposed just perfect and the detail is great.

DonR

rafinmelb Aug 6, 2007 4:56 AM

Thanks Ted, Jerry and Don....yes I am fortunate to live in a part of the world where bird life is plentiful and colourful.


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