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Eastern Rosella

Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius)

It always amazes me how colours in birds sequenced in rainbow order. Obviously, it was an absolute evolutinal necessity, otherwise they would not have survived. An evidence of that is that there are no eastern rosellas with the reverse colours order!
What do you think?
Hobart, Tasmania
Date taken
Nov 2018
Scientific name
Platycercus eximius
Equipment used
Canon G3 X
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Opus Editor
Cor!!! What a beauty he is and a super picture you've taken of him too Alex.

We don't have this subspecies represented in The Opus, so I'll upload your lovely picture to the article shortly. Many thanks for sharing him with us my friend.
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Opus Editor
Such beautiful colors and an equally beautiful capture of this Rosella Alex!
That's a good observation, Alex. A wonderfully detailed portrait of this beauty.
Fantastic close-up! I only saw these at a distance. Spectacular birds, though, even from afar :D

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