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Rainbow lorikeet in a gum tree by Michael Matthews

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Sitting in a gum tree in Woollahra, Sydney, Australia.

Photographed with a Canon 400D.

Your Country’s Best, April 11, 2010
Made By Nature, April 12, 2010.
Australian Native Birds, June 2010.
Theme Thursday, Feature Friday, Sept 2012.
Love Our Creatures, June 2013.

745 views as of June11, 2013.


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Country born & bred but now located in Sydney, Australia.

I’m fascinated by the beauty of nature & in particular Australian native flowers & landscapes. I also love colour & anything unusual.
The Blue Mountains are my favourite spot at the moment.

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  • Bev Woodman
    Bev Woodmanover 5 years ago

    Magnificent colours – lovely image.

  • Thanks Bev. I think I like this one better than the indoor shot.

    – Michael Matthews

  • John Quinn
    John Quinnover 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture Michael

  • Thanks John.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Kaliquo
    Kaliquoover 5 years ago

    What a beautiful bird! Excellent capture.

  • Thank you & thanks for adding this one to your favourites.

    – Michael Matthews

  • annemarieL
    annemarieLover 4 years ago

    What a fantastic clear shot, Michael – beautiful colours and detail. Well done. :)

  • Thanks for the compliment Anne-Marie.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 4 years ago



  • Thank you very much for the feature Marie.

    – Michael Matthews

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 4 years ago

    excellent capture, congratulations on your feature!

  • Thank you very much Tori.

    – Michael Matthews

  • raymondj4000
    raymondj4000over 4 years ago

    Great capture Michael.. I bet u have this on a card…lovely colours

  • Thanks Ray. I don’t have it on a card but might do soon.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Michael John
    Michael Johnabout 4 years ago

    Well done on your feature Michael.

  • Thanks Mike. Hey .. it looks very much like the featured banner !!!!!

    – Michael Matthews

  • JimMcleod
    JimMcleodabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture

  • Thanks for the visit & the compliment mate.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Moorealmost 4 years ago

    8/30/10 one a day

  • Thanks for the welcome Karen.

    – Michael Matthews

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