Backyard ugly duckling

Discussion in 'Hunting Australia & New Zealand' started by sambarhunter, Oct 26, 2016.

  1. sambarhunter

    sambarhunter AH Enthusiast

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    You wouldn't believe that this

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    Would mature into this as an adult Crimson Rosella.

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  2. Ridgewalker

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    Nope. Turned into a real prince.
     

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    A beautiful bird sir!
     

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    Can these birds be tamed?
     

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    I think the bird is beautiful in both stages of life. Nature is funny, even some of the ugliest animals on earth hold beauty in their own ways. A moose is a great example, not the prettiest by any means but certainly magestic and spectacular. On the other end of the spectrum is a camel. Certainly not a pretty animal but in its native habitat there is something very beautiful about them.
     
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    I have several bird feeders in my back yard. Love to see the variety of birds come in..
     

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    Incredible birds you have down there.

    Thanks for sharing.
     

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    My wife loves this thread ...keep them pictures coming !
    Thanks Glen
     

  9. sambarhunter

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    Tamed? Well they will feed from your hand if you persist in 'training' them.
    I will try and find some old pics from another property.

    oops P/bucket is not working again.
     

  10. sambarhunter

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    I did a direct site upload of an older pic

    kings feedn 1.jpg
     
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    Lots of vibrant colors on those birds, thanks for sharing
     

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    You can teach these birds tricks and teach them to talk. Was in the pet business for 50 years. Australia has some to the best birds for pets.
     
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    What a treat. We are happy with cardinals and blue Jay's the are beautiful.
     

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