A close encounter with a Rainbow Lorikeet.

Ross the fiddler

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Now that our red flowering gum is out in the flower the Rainbow Lorikeets love to come & feed & I can take these photos as close as 2 metres away from them (they will sometimes come & eat fruit like apple from the hand too, as they have done in the past).

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by Ross, on Flickr

"Just hanging for a feed".

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by Ross, on Flickr (cropped square from the right only for composition).

E-M1 II & 100-400 f/5-6.3 lens (at about 2 metre distance).

:drinks:
 
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