Rainbow Lorikeet in flight


As a boy I would marvel at all the Rainbow Lorikeets that congregated in our backyard every afternoon. I moved away from home a long time ago, but whenever I visit mum I spend many afternoons in the backyard trying to capture that one special shot of these remarkable birds.

Mum’s backyard, Toowoomba, Queensland

Canon 50D, 300mm f/2.8L IS lens handheld, 1/5000, f2.8, ISO 400

by Michael Gallagher, United Kingdom