A few of my favourite things..

The Chicklette Charms the Birds

We spent yesterday at Lamington National Park.  Stopping to view the bird feeding, the Chicklette was accosted by this curious rosella.

a curious bird

It was not long before Blossy’s afternoon tea was forfeit.

the thief

With the arrival of a second parrot the battle for the biscuit was waged over her head.

the chicklette is an angel


With the interloper vanquished, the victor settles in to enjoy a bite to eat.

a feathered friend


7 responses

  1. Great captures, Blue!
    Your daughter reminds me a little of Melissa, with the dark hair and freckles.
    She looks like she’s having fun!


    September 14, 2009 at 9:51 am

  2. Amanda

    Lovely pictures… the bird is such a beautiful colour too!


    September 14, 2009 at 2:09 pm

  3. Vimal

    those colours are unbelievable


    September 14, 2009 at 5:16 pm

  4. Beautiful 😀 Is that your daughter?
    I love the third shot..as if she has got wings. Great pictures 🙂


    September 15, 2009 at 5:22 am

  5. Michaela, thanks, it was a lot of fun. Poor Chicklette is the whitest of our number and easily burned in our sunny climate.

    Amanda, there were king parrots as well – beautiful!

    Vimal, a bunch of them together is quite a sight. 🙂

    Nivin, yes, she is one of the many little girls of our house (some days it seems like there’s twenty, but there’s really only four 😛 ) The third pic was my favourite, too: I liked how she could smile so peacefully with birds fighting in her hair.


    September 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm

  6. dandelionmom

    BEautiful! I like the feather headress shot too–and the sweet smiles in all of them–what a dreamy-eyed beauty!


    September 17, 2009 at 10:43 am

  7. Thanks, Dandelionmom. I think she’s pretty cute 🙂 (not biased, of course 😉 )


    September 18, 2009 at 10:35 pm

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