Nature's Place

Coloured Life

Rainbow Lorikeet enjoying a few crumbs in the front garden after a night in the Jacaranda.

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They will call out when they are hungry, knowing there is food to be had here at times.

And that is most I see them, with so little rain to water their usual feeding grounds.

And the Noisy Minah, a local character with a demanding way, as she swoops on my head.

Clack, clack, clacking her orders at me. Sometimes touching my hair as she goes.

For a little food, for her and her young. We know each other over generations now.

Rainbow Lorikeet and Noisy Minah browsing on crumbs in the driveway.

© Mark BerkeryClick on those pictures for a closer lookand click again.

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  1. Cate said, on 28/12/2019 at 4:57 am

    Gorgeous birds, beautifully captured in these images. I fondly recall rainbow lorikeets from a six-month stay in Australia when I was a girl.

    • Mark said, on 28/12/2019 at 10:30 pm

      They are … and still here for now. Thanks Cate.

  2. David said, on 27/12/2019 at 7:12 am

    Great colors and nicely captured. I like the yellow on the minah bird too.

    • Mark said, on 27/12/2019 at 10:07 pm

      Sitting ducks … but they are beauties, our feathered friends.


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