Colorful Birds in Nature

Challenge #18 in the Simple things that we love series. Hosted by Yochi23.
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There are so many beautiful birds in amazing colors. Not only parrots. Please try to show them in their natural environment.
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Superb Fairywren
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A small wren native to south-east Australia. Very hard to get close to, but worth the effort when you succeed.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 22nd November, 2011 01:38 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 31st October, 2011
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 320
Notes: Hand held, bird not in captivity
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