Australian King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis) 42-44cm

Photo taken at Tallebudgera Valley from our veranda.

Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EFS zoom lens 55-250 mm
f5.6, 1/80 sec, ISO 400, focal length 171 mm


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Hi, my name is Robyn J. Blackford. I am a retired nurse who loves photography, pyrography and writing. I live with my husband in the rainforest of Tallebudgera Valley in Queensland, Australia.

All my photos are what I see through the lens.

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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 3 years ago

    Stunning capture.

  • Thank you so much Julie for the wonderful comment and for the fave. I appreciate it. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

  • Sergio Spagnolo
    Sergio Spagnoloalmost 3 years ago

    Very nice image, they love our sunflowers as well.

  • Thanks Sergio for taking the time to comment, I appreciate it. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

  • WesternArt
    WesternArtalmost 3 years ago

    What stunning colours this guy is displaying. Great shot.

  • Thank you for your kind comments Rosemaree. I appreciate your visit. I must admit I haven’t had the time lately to see what has been happening on RB. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 3 years ago

    December 9, 2011

  • WOW…thank you SO much Teresa. I feel so honoured to have this feature. Robyn :)

    – aussiebushstick

  • Gregoria  Gregoriou Crowe
    Gregoria Greg...over 1 year ago

    Such a beautiful shot… :-)

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