More hungry than timid

On recent walks around Greens Bush I have noticed quite a few juveniles learning the ropes from their parents. I found several Crimson Rosellas feeding in this flowering bush. The parents flew off but two juveniles stayed and kept feeding not overly concerned by me at all. This species in the wild is usually quite timid. It is a good time of year for getting closer to the forest birds and taking photos.

Juvenile Crimson Rosella, Greens Bush, Mornington Peninsula National Park, Vic,

Juvenile Crimson Rosella, Greens Bush, Mornington Peninsula National Park, Vic,

One response to “More hungry than timid

  1. Yes Malt the juvenile Crimsons as with other parrot family, I have found they are less man afraid especially when eating which can be an advantage photographically. It is lovely to see the colour changes and variety on the youngsters as they mature.

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