A Bluefaced Honeyeater

© John Connolly

A Bluefaced Honeyeater

Uploaded: December 30, 2017 12:50:18 | Entered: December 30, 2017 12:50:57


This native Australian bird has green feathers on its face while it is a juvenile, but on reaching maturity the feathers turn to a beautiful blue colour.
I gate crashed this chaps Sunday lunch at the Wollombi Inn, just south of Cessnock NSW.
Today is New Years Eve in Australia, so I would like to wish my BP friends a very happy and prosperous New Year!

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90


Gord MacEachern December 30, 2017

Love the colors and detail John, beautifully done! #1701782

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 30, 2017

Fantastic moment captured John - Happy New Year!! #11667525

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 30, 2017

Outstanding detail and awesome colors. Happy New Year John. #11667536

Candace M. Cleveland December 30, 2017

Outstanding capture John. Love the action and that bird is just gorgeous. A Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year to you and yours. #11667560

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures December 30, 2017

Love the action you captured John with beautiful colors and light!! Is that your lunch it is eating:-) Happy New Year!! #11667567

Leslie McLain level-classic December 30, 2017

Great capture of this beautiful bird, John. Happy New Year. #11667577

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 30, 2017

Outstanding timing and fun capture, John. Great shot and Happy New Year! #11667582

Rudi Reiner level-classic December 30, 2017

Caught in the act! Great timing & happy new years John! #11667615

Terry Cervi level-classic December 30, 2017

A fantastic capture, John! Happy New Year!! #11667622

Ujjwal Mukherjee December 31, 2017

Wonderful colours in this superb capture,John!
Wish you and yours a Wonderful and Happy New Year!! #11667804

Bojan Bencic level-classic December 31, 2017

I don't think that's honey he's eating, John. Great shot. Happy New Year! #11667814

Martha R. Mazon level-classic December 31, 2017

Outstanding and revealing capture of this gorgeous bird, John! A very happy new year to you and your family! #11667955

John Connolly December 31, 2017

Thanks for all your thoughts about this festive lunch! Happy New Year! #11668088

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 01, 2018

Oh how fun, I LOVE it!! <>< #11668572

Chuck Green level-classic January 02, 2018

Terrific shot, John! <>< #11668865

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe January 04, 2018

Fantastic shot, John! Great moment perfectly captured. I guess this gorgeous bird enjoys much more than just honey. Happy New Year to you and yours!!! #11669262

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 31, 2018

Great timing on him stealing food. Congrats John on magnificent finalist. Go for Gold. #11674687

Wendy A. Blanchard January 31, 2018

Great capture John, beautiful bird! #11674739

Ann Coates level-classic January 31, 2018

Congratulations on your finalist John, cracker shot, I have to admit I always sneak a bit of food to the birds when eating out. #11674798

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures January 31, 2018

Congratulations John on another excellent finalist, best wishes for gold!! #11674892

Patrick Rouzes January 31, 2018

Don't know how I missed this, but congrats on this well- deserved finalist, John! #11674927

Leslie McLain level-classic February 01, 2018

Congrats on a great finalist, John. #11675462

Reynaldo D. Reyes February 02, 2018

Congrats on your finalist John and this tells a terrific story. #11675728

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