Tuesday, November 11, 2008


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

Photo of doves by Karen Strolia, via tatielle.


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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