Rainbow Lorikeets, Taronga Zoo, Sydney

Rainbow Lorikeet, Taronga Zoo, Sydney

During our visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney we found a quiet picnic area so we could eat our lunch. Most visitors to the zoo take advantage of the various restaurants and other food outlets, but we would rather bring our own picnic lunch. We found a lovely grassed area with a few picnic tables and enjoyed a pleasant lunch.

At a table nearby some overseas visitors were enjoying the company of two Rainbow Lorikeets. They had provided some food for the birds who were happily devouring the free meal. While this provided me with a great photo opportunity, I can’t condone the action of these visitors. Human food is never good for our native birds so I would discourage all of my readers to refrain from feeding our birds.

Rainbow Lorikeet, Taronga Zoo, Sydney

Rainbow Lorikeet, Taronga Zoo, Sydney

 

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