This rainbow lorikeet is drinking nectar from the flowers of an umbrella tree at Lake Eacham, near Yungaburra in north Queensland. Lake Eacham is in a volcanic crater covered in rainforest. Umbrella trees are common around the lake. Their bright red flowers attract many birds, including lorikeets. There is a walking track around the lake, picnic areas and a swimming spot.
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Sonata11 (33298) 2012-08-29 9:01
What a spectacular captured of this bird and gorgeous flowers. Stunningly beautiful with amazing vivid colors, sharpness, perfect clarity. Magnificent snashot. Awesome!!!!!I really love it. Thanks for sharing.
All the best,
madhumita_roy86 (2344) 2012-08-29 10:21
awesome capture...it's lovely..
beautiful colours..very nice bird....
gorgeous flowers..great moment...
very attractive & impressive composition...
worldcitizen (7123) 2012-08-29 14:04
This photo is so colorful and cheerful. I love parrots, and this rainbow lorikeet is beautiful. I like that you captured it drinking. The placement of the bird within the frame is great, and we get to also enjoy the lovely tree branches and flowers.
Tigerlily (3107) 2012-09-01 3:16
This is really beautiful..I like the colours.. very cheerful, and seeing a beautiful bird in the wild is even more delightful.. How lovely.. love it.
ifege (10225) 2012-09-02 0:31
Hi Vince - great one of the lorikeet - is this one of the trees that they get drunk on?
macjake (57430) 2012-11-18 5:02
its too bad more people havn't given you credits on this photo.
just take a look at all those colors!
the bird itself is amazing to look at.
its blue head is the best contrast in the frame.
ecmel (1211) 2014-02-08 1:23
The image is perfectly balanced. I especially love colours- luminous and fresh. Perfect sharpness.
- Copyright: Vincent Morand (vjmite) (3942)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-12
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ28, Hoya Circ Polariser
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): My Favorites1 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-08-29 7:57