Some kind of parrot

Discussion in 'Birds' started by 3stones, Jul 3, 2005.

  1. I shot it yesterday with D2H and 70-200mm VR + TC17II,

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  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Now that is a nice capture. Was this in the wild? Great shot of a beautiful bird. :wink:
     
  3. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    That is a cockatiel, a very common pet.
     
  4. Yep, looks like someone lost their pet. Cockatiels are very friendly and make great pets....
    Nice capture!

    Keith
     
  5. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    Can be very friendly.. but also can draw blood when they bite.. I know....

    :(
     
  6. Well!!

    Good point!!............like hand fed ones the best, goes with any bird. LOL!!!!

    My sister just started breeding parrots, the god most ugliest looking babues until they get feathers. LOL.............

    Keith
     
  7. That bird was not someone's pet. I shot it in Ft worth Zoo. If you look at the top 1/3 of the photo, you can see some bokeh of meshes.

    Here is another one,

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  8. Dave & Keith, thanks for the ID.
     
  9. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Male and Female parakeets having a discussion :>)))

    Male has blue on beak.

    Pretty shots .....

    Cockatiel is very pretty, really nice pose.
     
  10. Gale, they were actually kissing each other. I thought this one was more implicit. ;)
     
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