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Outside my window at home

A native Australian parrot which is widespread. This one (and three others) popped over for a bit of afternoon tea the other day. Calling someone a galah in Australia is a traditional way of questioning their intelligence. "Ya flaming galah" is as common in Oz as calling someone a "goose" in other parts of the world. Galahs (the bird) do come across as being a little stupid as they waddle around eating grass seeds. They do much on wing.

More reading on Galahs at

Exposure/Camera Settings

Resolution: 450 x 675
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot S50
Aperture: f/6.3
Focal Length: 21.3125mm
Flash Used: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
Shutter Speed: 1/40s
Metering Mode: Pattern