AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Rosella


A rosella enjoying the Arthurs Seat Enchanted Maze Garden
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Ruby Tuesday meme
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Enchanting colours
Rosella quietly feeds
Enchanting garden


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11 comments:

Leckeres fuer Mensch und Katze - Goodies for a pleasant life said...

What a lovely animal, which is the topic at PicStory this week :)
I love this photo!

graven-images said...

What a stunning bird!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I simply can never get over the colorful wild birds in your beautiful part of the world. Incredible and a wonderful picture.

Ralph said...

Such a colorful avian! So bold in hue, and not terribly shy about having his picture taken - while enjoying a snack in the presence of a stranger. An attention getting bird, he poses very well for the photo artist!

VaishVijay said...

Beautiful parakeet:) Look at the way he gives the pose!

Maria @ LSS said...

Gorgeous! Happy RT!

Mine's here.

Mona Sweden said...

What a beautiful bird!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I once knew a woman named Rosella (truly, I did!). I didn't know rosellas could also be birds!


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Better that than blue, they say.

Red is such a cheery shade,
Sweetest color ever made,

Brightens everything you do—
Better red, they say, than blue!


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anemonen said...

Wow it´s stunning.

Life is Beautiful said...

Gemma,Beautiful, vibrant colors; as commenters above, the Parakeet does look as if he is pausing with seed in his beak for your camera.

Cheryl said...

Very interesting looking bird.

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