Kanawinkie (kanawinkie) wrote,
Kanawinkie
kanawinkie

  • Mood:

Short-beaked Corellas

I do have to admit, I get a little bit excited when I can share a new local bird.

Corellas

During my last year of high school (or perhapse the last two years, I'm not sure) I worked in the afternoons for a couple who lived down my street. They worked with a parrot rescue program in the states; they took in several confiscated parrots as well as bred a few species as well. They had something between twenty-thirty birds in their house! It was very noisy to say the least ;)

The five (later, six) birds that were up in the atrium, however, were their own pets and one of which was a long-beaked Corella named Joe.
Joe and I got along quite well actually; he and I would have lengthy conversations and dance to rock 'n roll music.
Long-beaked Corellas are much more rare and not in this area, I don't think, but these short-beaked cousins certainly are!

Corellas

They don't often come around to Emerald Beach, I cought this rather sizeable flock at Boambee Creek on Angela's birthday.

Corellas

Every time I see them, I can not resist going "Hello, Joe!"
Sadly, I got no response from these guys.
Subscribe

  • Pumpkin Enchilladas with Mole Sauce

    There's really not much more I can say about this dish then to say... go out and make this, right now! Pumpkin Enchilladas with Mole Sauce…

  • Mtuzi wa Samaki

    I'll be cooking dinners at home two days out of the week and I'm pretty keen to experiment with new and interesting recipes. In one of the blogs I'm…

  • (no subject)

    "Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." -Roger Caras It was great having my Uncle come visit for a couple of weeks, it…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments