Saturday, August 24, 2013

Mayhem at the Waterbowl



G’day,
Both lorikeet species flew in at the same time for a drink and a splash at the garden water bowl recently. It became an opportunity to snap both species in the one shot.

The smaller Musk Lorikeet was first. They calmly drank and indulged in a polite splash after which they would preen and dry off on nearby branches.



Shortly after, the larger, more colourful and certainly more boisterous Rainbow Lorikeets arrived and took over.





Just before the rainbows got too rowdy, a couple of brave musks were happy to share the bowl with a quieter rainbow individual just long enough for me to get the shot.


Oh dear, some might say I’m too easily entertained!
Regards,
Gouldiae


4 comments:

  1. You are not alone being entertained by birds at a bird bath.

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  2. Phew,
    Thanks Neil. For a moment there I thought I might have been missing out on important stuff like the economy or an election, perhaps the cricket/football ...!
    Regards,
    Gouldiae.

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  3. Nice shots, seems like you were able to use a flash, the more outgoing birds are good like that.

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