Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Parrots


Plyctolophus leadbeateri
Leadbeater's cockatoo



Psittacara patagonica
Patagonian parrakeet-maccaw



Macrocercus hyacinthinus
Hyacinthine maccaw



Pal├Žornis torquatus
Roseringed parrakeet. Yellow variety


The always fascinating BibliOdyssey blog has a post of Edward Lear's delicately beautiful paintings of parrots. See more paintings (and the excellent overview of Lear's life and career) here.

2 comments :

Jane Flanagan said...

Beautiful images.

Joanna Goddard said...

beautiful.

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