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A dawn cockie
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Posted By: pjv, 05-01-2016, 02:48 AM

This noisy little " monster " was camped outside the bedroom window right at dawn. As soon as the Sun's 1st rays hit him / her, it started squawking and woke up the whole street. Glad it woke me though as I would have missed this photo op otherwise. Thanks for taking a look.

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QuoteOriginally posted by pjv Quote
This noisy little " monster "
They're just as noisy indoors - we have two in the house.....24/7
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Larger than I thought he would be. Hope he doesn't move in on you.
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Very nice. Quite a handsome subject.

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You have these in the wild there?

Only ever seen them in cages here.
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Very nice shot!
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They're just as noisy indoors - we have two in the house.....24/7
Your ear plug bill must enormous each month !!! You must have very good neighbours too.
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Larger than I thought he would be. Hope he doesn't move in on you.
They are a very solid bird Susan, probably a little bigger than your crows in height, but double the weight.
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Very nice. Quite a handsome subject.
Thanks DW58. They can live to be 100 years old. So as pets, they can be handed down the generations.
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You have these in the wild there?
Only ever seen them in cages here.
In the wild Kerrowdown, their flocks can be a 1000 strong. Around the cities the average would be between 20 to 50. They are very destructive to crops and they love chewing Red Cedar window frames !!!
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Fancy.
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Very nice shot!
Thank you Janse. The dawn light was stunning that morning.

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Bribie Island was full of a big variety of noisy Birds.
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Bribie Island was full of a big variety of noisy Birds.
Non feathered I am assuming !!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by pjv Quote
This noisy little " monster " was camped outside the bedroom window right at dawn. As soon as the Sun's 1st rays hit him / her, it started squawking and woke up the whole street. Glad it woke me though as I would have missed this photo op otherwise. Thanks for taking a look.
He looks very smug at waking you up.
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QuoteOriginally posted by pjv Quote
This noisy little " monster " was camped outside the bedroom window right at dawn. As soon as the Sun's 1st rays hit him / her, it started squawking and woke up the whole street. Glad it woke me though as I would have missed this photo op otherwise. Thanks for taking a look.
I knew an enslaved one of these guys once. He had a much better attitude than the peach faced love bird the people had later.

Looks like he was right in your lens! Great!
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He looks very smug at waking you up.
I agree 100% !!
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Looks like he was right in your lens! Great!
Thanks for the comment, much appreciated.
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Very pretty bird! Surprised to see how old they can get!
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Very pretty bird! Surprised to see how old they can get!
They are very attractive in person. They are 1 of the few pets that you can get as a small child and still have with you at the retirement home !!!
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