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Mad Aussie
06-20-2010, 01:15 AM
Went for a walk in the rain-forests above the Gold Coast today and found this little guy ... he's about 2 inches long, maybe a frag more.




06-20-2010, 02:28 AM
Adorable little fellow! Great set M.A.

Mad Aussie
06-20-2010, 02:33 AM
Thanks JAS. He was so tiny but thankfully very inquisitive!

06-20-2010, 03:21 AM
He's adorable. Was it the bird seed hidden in your pockets that got him to sit still?

Mad Aussie
06-20-2010, 04:52 AM
No bird seed ... just a wild birdy in the middle of a rain-forest who liked having his photo taken ... for a minute.

Wicked Dark
06-20-2010, 09:35 AM
That is a great set. Funny how tiny birds seem to have so much personality.

06-20-2010, 09:40 AM
Very cute little birdie and some great captures of him. :clap::clap:

Mad Aussie
06-20-2010, 04:14 PM
Thanks WD and Iggy :)

06-20-2010, 08:56 PM
he's totally checking you out. nicely done!

Matt K.
06-20-2010, 10:44 PM
Great set. Love the sparkle in the eye ... well done!

Mad Aussie
06-21-2010, 02:01 AM
Thanks Bambi and Matt.

I use flash in the rainforest for the birds Matt so that puts the sparkle in.

06-22-2010, 07:43 PM
Very nicely captured MA, and such a beautiful specimen. Like the eye sharpness in #1.
From what I read they are very tiny, not much larger than a hummer. Excellent job on such a small species.

Mad Aussie
06-23-2010, 02:58 AM
Thanks HBG. They certainly are very small.