Animal Colours : Birds, Tricolour + ! [ eligibility and rules below, dont make me DQ you for the sake of a few moments to read the rules ]

Challenge #45 in the The Company Of Animals series. Hosted by Patchandcrew.
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Lets see your best shots of any species of bird whose feathering is three or more distinct colours/shades.whether speckled/patterned throughout individual feathers. *Beaks and feet can be any colour, its the feathering that matters for this challenge. Its not about which bird has the most vibrant colouring, it's about the skill of the photographer capturing the colours and textures no matter how subtle or vibrant they may be. If unsure of any of the rules please do ask.
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Red and Green Macaw
by Dianoda
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52nd place (joint)
Taken at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago, IL
Submitted: Monday, 22nd August, 2011 16:10 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 22nd August, 2011
Focal length: 105 mm
Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 1000
Notes: I was able to catch both the extended wing and head in the slice of focus, feather detail on the wing in particular is superb. The colorful out of focus blur over the shoulder is his mate.
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