A blog about Lamb Island in Moreton Bay, Queensland – a unique little paradise under forty kilometres as the seagull flies from Brisbane CBD.
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Saturday, July 27, 2013
Brightening up the island.
One can’t blog about Lamb Island without including Rainbow Lorikeets (nor, because of their constant movement, can one get a decent shot of more than a couple of them at a time). They abound here, and compete quite fiercely with other seed-eaters, belligerently seeing-off much larger Cockatoos and Galahs when it comes to claiming feeding bowl rights. When a gum tree blossoms and seeds and attracts a huge flock of them, the activity (and noise) gets as intense as their outrageous colouring.