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Ara the Colourful All these merry colours, focussing on summer time to come. Maybe he'll find a female among his equals. Exotic adventure awaits! Ara ararauna,Blue-and-Yellow Macaw,Geotagged,The Netherlands,oliemeulen,parrot,spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Ara the Colourful

All these merry colours, focussing on summer time to come. Maybe he'll find a female among his equals. Exotic adventure awaits!

    comments (6)

  1. Very colorful closeup, Ludo, and I love the circular bokeh. Posted 7 years ago
  2. Congrats on your upgrade to the front page Posted 7 years ago
  3. Hey, I was doing the garden and the greenhouse and what a surprise, promoted to the homepage! Thanks Ferdy and FraJH for your nice comments.
    Now I am going to enjoy a sandwich in the sun and bathe in my success:)
    Posted 7 years ago
  4. Yes, go ahead, man, it's well deserved! Beautiful close-up, Ludo! Posted 7 years ago
  5. Thanks Gernot! As close as I dared to get with a 85mm zoom;) Posted 7 years ago
  6. Thanks Kevin for favouriting this image! And welcome to JungleDragon:)! Posted 6 years ago

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The blue-and-yellow macaw , also known as the blue-and-gold macaw, is a large South American parrot with blue top parts and yellow under parts. It is a member of the large group of neotropical parrots known as macaws. It inhabits forest and woodland of tropical South America. They are popular in aviculture because of their striking color, ability to talk, ready availability in the marketplace, and close bonding to humans.

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by Ludo Sak
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By Ludo Sak

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Uploaded Apr 14, 2012. Captured Apr 1, 2012 11:23 in Frans Siemerpad 8, 5042 West Tilburg, The Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 85mm