Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans)

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This beautiful little fella looks like he’s in a world of his own, contemplating!

The Rosella’s habitat includes heavy wet forest, inland river belt trees, mallee and scrubby eucalypt in country New South Wales.

Morton National Park, New South Wales.

Sets of Two: Crimson Rosella

Canon PowerShot A650 IS
12.1MP – 6x Optical Zoom – 4x Digital Zoom


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I have been fortunate enough to have traveled throughout Australia, England, Ireland, Europe and Egypt, keeping my trusty camera with me at all times.


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  • Madeline M  Allen
    Madeline M Allenover 5 years ago

    OH What a beauty Marilyn my friend !!! Well done Hon !!! xx

  • JuliaWright
    JuliaWrightover 5 years ago

    So beautiful image and capture!

  • Anni Morris
    Anni Morrisover 5 years ago

    Yes, a very thoughtful little soul…and just look at those colours :) ~ Anni

  • Bea Godbee
    Bea Godbeeover 5 years ago

    Absolutely Beautiful subject and capture!—- Bea :D

  • Rosie Appleton
    Rosie Appletonover 5 years ago

    This one is nice and close, well done!! :-)

  • sassyskink
    sassyskinkover 5 years ago

    very nice indeed

  • naturelover
    natureloverover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous bird and excellent capture Blossom!!

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 5 years ago

    just gorgeous!!!!!!!

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 5 years ago

    he’s a gorgeous boy!

  • mekea
    mekeaover 5 years ago

    Nice capture! :)) Great colors! Mekea

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