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Red Parrot (Scarlet Macaw)

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 5 September 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Taken at the Queens Zoo
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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

There is a lot of strength and beauty. Parrots are wonderful birds. Sometimes you might feel sad when you see a big bird in a small cage.

5 Sep 2013 5:30am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super impact here

5 Sep 2013 6:30am

Luc from Soignies, Belgium

J'aime mieux celle-ci, étant donné que l'on voit moins la cage... bravo pour les excellentes couleurs

5 Sep 2013 6:40am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Hermosa variedad de loros en esta
excelente serie, que destaca el
maravilloso plumaje y sus lindos
colores... Genial captura, tonos
y luz... Un abrazo.

5 Sep 2013 7:01am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Fantastic, a beautifully colourful and sharp image Ruthie

5 Sep 2013 7:02am (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Another great shot of parrots. Great focus !

5 Sep 2013 7:22am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Love the explosive intensity you are finding in these parrots !

5 Sep 2013 7:58am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Wonderful portrait.

5 Sep 2013 8:51am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A gorgeous portrait of this beautiful red parrot !

5 Sep 2013 9:23am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The colour of these birds is just gorgeous

5 Sep 2013 9:29am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Ooops I see I subconsciously picked up Mhelene's comment :0

5 Sep 2013 9:30am

Martine Libouton from Belgium

Une belle photo!! il est très beau et super net!

5 Sep 2013 12:53pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Gorgeous colour in this macaw Ruthiebear! I had one just like it as a young boy! ;-)

5 Sep 2013 1:01pm

@Eric Cousineau: How blessed you are! It is such a beautiful creature. Did your's talk?

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful framing. The bright colors are so impressive.

5 Sep 2013 1:36pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

You got a great exposure for these colours, well done.

5 Sep 2013 2:06pm

@Curly: Thank you so much. I am trying to learn.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Two beauties, one right after the other. Your camera does very well with blues and reds! *****

5 Sep 2013 2:20pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A WOW capture of this brilliant feathered bird. Amazing color.

5 Sep 2013 2:26pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

ils sont magnifiques de couleurs ces perroquets. beaux détails sur les pattes.

5 Sep 2013 2:43pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Vraiment merveilleux. 5*****)

5 Sep 2013 3:03pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

So beautiful portrait ***** !

5 Sep 2013 3:27pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Beautifully photographed and what nice claws it has.

5 Sep 2013 3:42pm

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Wonderful, framing and fantastic colors. Excellent DOF, the picture is perfect, I like a lot. Bravo.
Have a nice day.

5 Sep 2013 3:53pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel portrait ce rouge cette iamge sueprbe ce bec crochu sueprbe j'adore.

5 Sep 2013 3:58pm

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Superb shot. Great colours and the bird is beautiful!

5 Sep 2013 4:05pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

What a beauty!

5 Sep 2013 4:59pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful "portrait" of this magnificent bird ... the colors are absolutely wonderful !!!

5 Sep 2013 5:55pm

El pare from Catalonia, new state in Europe, Andorra

Another vey nice coloured parrot. Interesting series.

5 Sep 2013 5:57pm

Jacques Brassard from Quebec, Canada

I like this one very much.... Very clear

5 Sep 2013 6:07pm

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Excellent capture of this wonderful colourful parrot with beautiful clarity and detail ! ***** All is well and wishing you a wonderful day !

5 Sep 2013 6:19pm

@Laurette: SO happy to hear from you. I am glad all is well and look forward to having you back here on AM3. Hugs

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Stunning colors that you've captured here!! I love the rainbow of colors spotted in its wings! Great detail spotted in its claws as well.

5 Sep 2013 6:34pm

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

A red prince

5 Sep 2013 6:37pm


very nice

5 Sep 2013 6:38pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

You have really captured some great photos of these colourful parrots

5 Sep 2013 7:41pm

helys from Paris, France

Amazing colors
Great DOF, textures of the feathers, portrait

5 Sep 2013 7:53pm

ceteceva from France

Un magnifique gros plan très coloré !

5 Sep 2013 7:55pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

My favourite so far Ruthie.

5 Sep 2013 9:40pm

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Always a beautiful parrot!:-))Haleja

Happy beautiful day ,my friend Ruthie!

5 Sep 2013 10:18pm

Regina G. Santaella from Cancún, Mexico

I've always been fascinated by these bird's colours, and you captured everything beautifully.

5 Sep 2013 10:53pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent detail and such vibrant colors

5 Sep 2013 11:26pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous portrait! He is such a handsome fellow! Beautiful color and details!

6 Sep 2013 12:18am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Fantastic color image. I like this very much.

6 Sep 2013 12:19am

Abena from Illinois, United States

I love that red color Ruthiebear! It's very beautiful, colorful and intriguing to look at.

6 Sep 2013 3:07am

pascale from Belgium

wonderful animal you shot there
well done ruthie

6 Sep 2013 4:44am

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

Wonderful detail especially around the eyes.

6 Sep 2013 4:51am

Devi from Chennai, India

A gorgeous shot!!! Simply stunning capture:)

6 Sep 2013 5:35am

L'angevine from Angers, France

eh oui ces oiseaux ont de belles couleurs

6 Sep 2013 7:55am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Such a colorful and large bird! I like the feet detail.

6 Sep 2013 11:19am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom


6 Sep 2013 11:38am

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Gorgeous portrait!! So colorful. I like the textures on plumage.

7 Sep 2013 6:41pm