Birds

On my front fence: nibbling a ricecake

This morning, I discovered a stale rice cake by my keyboard. I put it to good use.

sulphur-crested cockatoo nibbling ricecake

sulphur-crested cockatoo nibbling ricecake

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sulphur-crested cockatoo nibbling ricecake

sulphur-crested cockatoo nibbling ricecake

 

Awesome aren’t they! Not fazed at all by the noise of the Nikon D3000 shutter. 

I know I have said it a million times – I love this camera.

Have a good weekend.  🙂

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20 thoughts on “On my front fence: nibbling a ricecake

    • And I still can’t get over that I only paid $180 bucks for it on eBay, Effy, and then found it has done less than 1000 shutterclicks or whatever it counts. I’ve doubled it now, of course. I was horrified this morning when I discovered I had left it out of its bag overnight. Worse, I left the bag gaping open. 😮 Gotta look after it.

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    • They are wonderful birds. My grandma had one and it was a cheeky devil, always trying to entice you close enough to have a nibble on your finger. Grandma kept it in a big cage while us kids were there, but it also had a perch and a chain for its ankle.

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      • I agree.Ours was sold to us as a male, but when we put it in the cage with another male galah, it started making advances to the galah! We thought we had a gay cockatoo, or it was a social gender experiment as there were only these two in the aviary. Lo and behold, time passed and an egg appeared in the bottom of the aviary….. upon researching it was a cockatoo egg! The male was actually a female with dark eyes!!!

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