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Meyer's Parrot - Posing Plumage This Meyer's Parrot was photographed in my back yard where a small group normally visits my lawn when the sprinkler is going.  On hot summer's days, they simply can not stay away from the cool water.   Africa,Geotagged,Meyers parrot,Namibia,Poicephalus meyeri,Spring,blue,green,grey,parrot,plumage,wild,yellow Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Meyer's Parrot - Posing Plumage

This Meyer's Parrot was photographed in my back yard where a small group normally visits my lawn when the sprinkler is going. On hot summer's days, they simply can not stay away from the cool water.

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  1. That's so beautiful. Like somebody spray painted it and ran out of paint halfway :) Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy ... yes indeed, a very good description of its plumage. Posted 4 years ago
  2. Great shot would be the best Meyer,s Parrot image i have seen. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you very much, great compliment and really appreciated. Posted 4 years ago
  3. Pretty awesome - just going through the rest of your shots :) Posted 4 years ago

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The Meyer's parrot is a small , stocky African parrot. Meyer's parrots display a dull brown head, back and tail, green or blue-green abdomen, blue rump and bright yellow markings on the carpal joint of the wings. Most subspecies have some yellow on the top of the head as well. Forshaw recognizes six subspecies of ''P. meyeri'' which vary in home range, size and in markings, including the extent of yellow markings on the head and wings and intensity of turquoise markings on the abdomen and rump... more

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Uploaded Jan 22, 2015. Captured Nov 17, 2013 14:13 in D2874, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/7.1
  • 1/664s
  • ISO320
  • 403mm