Striated pardalote
Striated pardalote
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Amazing delicate tiny precious. Barely bigger than the spiders I was photographing in the light tent a few weeks ago, this little native bird is just marvelous. Pardalotes can be quite difficult to rehabilitate in the wildlife hospital situation. They don't handle stress very well. This little fellow was one of Kanyana's successes however.

6 Comments on "Striated pardalote"

  • Leisa // 2006-03-21 01:56:50

    this was in the light tent?? beautiful lighting!!!.. and a beautiful bird
  • owen // 2006-03-21 04:27:44

    Wow - he's looking straight at you. Very delicate looking.
  • ROB // 2006-03-21 05:14:19

    Puffed up like that makes this little guys wings look really stubby. Almost as if he could be flightless.
  • Luís Violante // 2006-03-21 07:11:55

    Lovely little bird Great colors and definition, as usual :)
  • daniel // 2006-03-21 07:44:02

    He's gorgeous! Little birds have so much personality and spark to them. :) Love the feathery detail!!
  • Kim // 2006-03-21 22:57:23

    Awww, he's adorable. Excellent capture of his personality here.

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