Sri Lankan Hanging Parrot, Hatton, Sri Lanka by Yuga Nallusamy

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The Sri Lanka hanging parrot is a small, mainly green hanging parrot, only 13cm long with a short tail. The adult has a red crown and rump. The nape and back have on orange tint. The chin and throat are pale blue. The beak is red and the irises are white - Wiki
This was taken in my home garden, as I was seated in front. I heard the noise of these birds moving from top to bottom in our guava tree. I suddenly took my camera and went quietly to the location. It noticed me coming closer, so I stayed in that exact position for about 10 minutes. This beautiful bird came closer and then perched on the branch and gave this cute pose. I was lucky to have captured this bird so close.

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