Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Peace


A moment of silence on Remembrance Day, for those who fought to bring us peace.

Photo of doves by Karen Strolia, via tatielle.

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.
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