Who's a pretty boy? A male King Parrot (identified by his striking red head) greets us as we cross the road to the kiosk.
There were only two species present, both Australian native parrots that are common in the wet mountain forests found along the Great Dividing Range. In the photo above Dan has both species on him, the King Parrot and Crimson Rosella. On his shoulder is a female King Parrot which can be identified by her solid green head. On his right hand feeding is a sub-adult male King Parrot - you can see his characteristic bright red head is just coming through in patches. And on Dan's left hand is a Crimson Rosella.
A female King Parrot stops by to say hello and left a calling card in my hair afterwards, much to Bella's enjoyment!
Back at the campsite we tipped out the rest of our seed, and l set my camera down on the ground to capture they action. Soon after someone came over to investigate.
Until he could almost touch the camera!
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