Inquisitive Rainbow Lorikeet by Tony Steinberg

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Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) momentarily stops feeding to see what’s happening around him and pose for his photo.

Photographed in my neighbour’s palm tree at Aspley, Queensland Australia

~ FEATURED ~ Nature Photography Challenge Group (September 2010)

~ FEATURED ~ Parrots Only (Birds) Group (September 2010)

~ FEATURED ~ Bird Photography (D-SLR) Only Group

~ FEATURED ~ Backyard Art Group (8 May 2009)

~ FEATURED ~ Brissie! It’s short for Brisbane Group (21 November 2009)

TOP 10 Placing: Birds Category – Order – Psittaciformes – Parrots Challage, Nature Photography Challenge Group

TOP 10 Placing: Colour Splash – Your Most Colourful Birds Challage, The Birds Group

TOP 10 Placing: Birds Of a Feather…Challage, First Things Group

TOP 10 Placing: Parrots and such…Challage, First Things Group


bird, bloom, colourful, date, feathers, flowers, haematodus, rainbow lorikeet, trichoglossus

Tony is an amateur photographer who enjoys creating images that emphasize the beauty and emotional power of what can be both witnessed and imagined. Tony has had work exhibited in local, national and international photographic exhibitions, and aspires to travel the world with his wife Helen to enjoy and photograph its natural and man made beauty.

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  • WaleskaL
    WaleskaLover 5 years ago

    Aww love it!

  • Thanks Waleska :-)

    – Tony Steinberg

  • TracyD
    TracyDover 5 years ago

    Definately a fav these birds are just so gorgeous such beautiful bright colours! Well done!

  • Thanks for faving it Tracy, and for your great comment. They are definitely colourful – in their looks, and also in their character.

    – Tony Steinberg

  • julie08
    julie08over 5 years ago


  • Thanks so much Julie :-)

    – Tony Steinberg

  • seawhisper
    seawhisperover 5 years ago

    I wish they were in our climate they’re such a wonderful birds, I think I will go to the zoo to just look at them :)

  • They are certainly fun birds – and noisy at times too. Thanks for your comment seawhisper :-)
    (and sorry for the late reply)

    – Tony Steinberg

  • lallymac
    lallymacover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous colours and great depth of field.

  • Thanks lallymac, much appreciated.

    – Tony Steinberg

  • Gethin
    Gethinover 5 years ago

    great pose captured.. nice eye contact and nicely composed. well done!

  • Thanks for the great feedback Gethin.

    – Tony Steinberg

  • handprintz
    handprintzabout 5 years ago

  • WOW, thanks for featuring my photo Trudi – that’s wonderful :)

    – Tony Steinberg

  • handprintz
    handprintzabout 5 years ago

    You are welcome its a great shot :-))

  • Bill Marsh
    Bill Marshabout 5 years ago

    Hello Darsana :

    Love the colors

    Congrats on your feature

    Take Care.


  • Thanks very much Bill.

    – Tony Steinberg

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 5 years ago

    Excellent capture !!!Congrats on your feature !!! :D

  • Thanks Evita, very much appreciated :-)

    – Tony Steinberg

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