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Birds in my winter garden - part 9

Posted by Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 29 July 2016 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A King Parrot - they become very tame and allow me to shoot close without needing a long lens. Most of my series was shot with a 70-300 lens but with the King Parrots I can shoot at 24mm or use a portrait focal length such as 85mm.

This shot concludes the series - I hope you enjoyed the visit to my garden!

Nikon 1 V1 1/500 second F/1.8 ISO 400 32 mm

birds | my-garden

Martine from France

Il est magnifique, tu as de la chance d'avoir de si beaux oiseaux chez toi.

29 Jul 2016 5:06am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Magnifique prise!

29 Jul 2016 8:02am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Excellent series with beautiful crisp bird portraits and a real eye opener on your bird life

29 Jul 2016 8:47am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb capture . Beautiful !

29 Jul 2016 10:16am

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Excellent capture!!!

29 Jul 2016 10:53am

Devi from Chennai, India

This is a Prize Catch !!!Fantastic !

29 Jul 2016 11:23am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

I am marveling at the colourful birds you attract to your garden. Paradise.

29 Jul 2016 11:55am

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Pays de la Loire, France

C'est un véritable feu d'artifice tous ces oiseaux,ils sont tous plus beaux les un que les autres.

29 Jul 2016 1:46pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

This has been one of my all time favorite series here on AM3. Bravo for some beautiful close up!!!!

29 Jul 2016 5:16pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

une merveille de couleurs.))

29 Jul 2016 6:38pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

How fortunate for this King Parrot to be so affords you the opportunity to capture the incredible detail seen here!!

29 Jul 2016 8:29pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Tame and beautiful! What a fantastic set of visitors you get to enjoy. I absolutely love this visit to your garden.

30 Jul 2016 12:34am

Emma G from Auckland, New Zealand

Awesome photos series Stephen - I miss the beautiful Australian birds that used to visit our garden in Canberra. We used to feed the birds and loved seeing the different varieties that would visit - our neighbours weren't v impressed though when we inadvertently attracted in a gang of Cockatoos at 6am one morning!!

30 Jul 2016 2:56am

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