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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Cockatoo Time


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Wild cockatoos on my verandah railing.
Please share?
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Weekend Snapshot #70
Two fer Tuesday meme

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Cockatoo diners
A little bread for sharing
But only maybe
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Pic by Gemma Wiseman
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9 comments:

khitara said...

wow! I like the birds. Lovely photo.

SandyCarlson said...

Delightful, Gemma! Really nice.

stan said...

do they speak many words? I'll keep my options for a new pet open now.

Dragonstar said...

Beautiful photos, beautiful subject!

storyteller said...

What a fun encounter ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Heart of Rachel said...

Cockatoos are beautiful birds. I love your photos. Are they yours? I think it's sweet that they are sharing the food. Great capture.

Ishtar said...

Are they tame or wild? In either case, lovely! I hear they make an awful amount of noise though...

Susie of Arabia said...

Are they wild or pets? How cool! They're beautiful.

Sabine said...

Awesome captures - they look unreal LOL. But that might be because I'm not used to seeing Cockatoos sitting so casually on someone's verandah railing! ;)

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