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A male Green Ring-Necked Parakeet perched in a tree full of spring blossom. Taken in Birchington,Kent,UK.
Canon 20D
Canon 70-200mm@200
1/500s
f6.7
ISO 400
829 views 07/01/2014

Featured in the group"All things natural in the British Isles"




Tags

bird, green, blossom, spring, wing, feather, beak, parakeet, close up, ring necked

I started my working life in a press agency called Central Press Photos. After learning my trade in Fleet Street, I moved into more commercial and architectual work. I have also spent many a saturday chasing from one wedding to another. These days I photograph anything that takes my eye.

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Comments

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thanks Ray.

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • tcat757
    tcat757over 4 years ago

  • Thanks tcat757.

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Janis Read-Walters
    Janis Read-Wal...over 4 years ago

    wow what a shot. really lovely :o)

  • Thanks Janis, glad you like it :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 4 years ago

    this is superb Geoff, the colours are so vibrant. a fave.x

  • Many thanks Catherine, glad you like it and thanks for the fave :-)x

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Diana Graves Photography
    Diana Graves P...over 4 years ago

    This is absolutely beautiful. I have a yellow female as a pet, but have always dreamed of having a green male. I love this shot. One of my favorites. :)

  • Many thanks for your lovely words Diana, and thanks for the fave! :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    A beautiful capture!!!!!

  • Thanks lorilee :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Paul Dean
    Paul Deanover 4 years ago

    Great Shot………………….. well done Geoff

  • Thanks Paul.

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Mr-E
    Mr-Eover 4 years ago

    NIce one Geoff. Amazing colour capture. Still can’t believe this is the UK!

  • Thanks Kerry. These birds look very tropical, and surrounded by so much colour they look even more!

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Stephanie Hillson
    Stephanie Hillsonover 4 years ago

    i watched a program last night with bill oddie about some of our new animal residents in the UK, this was impostor number 10, however it was definitely on his welcome list! brilliant shot of a fantastic bird that i am definitely glad has made it over here!!

  • Many thanks for your comments Stephanie. I am glad it is here also :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 4 years ago

    May 24, 2010

  • Many thanks for the much appreciated feature Teresa :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

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