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Rainbow Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet (Image ID 40940)
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ID40940
CommentOne of the challenges for me in getting images that comply with the rules of this competition, is that I have a camera with a relatively small sensor. With that limitation, you can’t rely on a large crop to get you in close to the subject. This means that in order to get good details, I have to be close to all the subjects, even with an equivalent of a 600mm zoom lens. As this is a constant challenge in all my images, I’m prefacing any other aspects of my comments with this statement.

Several of these lorikeets flew into a small tree just near where I was standing and I was able to get some reasonable head shots of them feeding on the gum flowers. I have noticed that when feeding, the lorikeets don't really pay you a lot of attention, making getting close reasonably easy
Keywordsfeeding/with prey, adult
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