Monday, January 23, 2012

Ruby Time!


A rosella in my Mornington Peninsula world enjoying the sweetness of apple blossom.

Glowing red feathers
Like a bright flash in the sky
Like a living gem


**DID YOU KNOW? Red is the colour for beauty in many cultures!

Ruby Tuesday 2
Badge created from MMT's first post image


32 comments:

imriz said...

oh, how i loved its radiant red feathers.

its great that RT is back. Thanks for hosting.

Lola said...

Absolutely stunning!

Agree: great to have RT back!

Many thanks for hosting!

forgetmenot said...

Gemma, Beautiful bird!!! And, I LOVE that last line,"like a living gem"---absolutely terrific. Have a great day. Mickie :)

Liza said...

Gorgeous bird!

My entry.

cassandrasminicorner said...

I always adore RED and it is always my favorite color. That bird is so lovely!

Here's my share- hope you cans top by:)

http://www.mommys4seasonsjourney.com/2012/01/sporty-design-sled.html

Redruby said...

such a cutie creature!
my entry is here

DawnTreader said...

Magnificent bird!

Ralph said...

The bird is beautiful and seems to know it! He is also tolerant of the photographer, giving you his best look. so Cool!

ascu75 aka Don said...

Beautiful picture for a ruby. Have a good week. Don My Ruby Tuesday 2 pics

Carletta said...

Beautifully captured Gemma!

Felisol said...

Spring in January, that is something special. Exotic bird and beautiful apple blossoms pink.
Red IS beautiful!

Patti said...

Wonderful capture, Gemma!

I always enjoy your Haiku. I don't have that talent.

I wanted to get back into Ruby Tuesday, and today was the day!@

Gattina said...

What a pretty bird !

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

Beautiful bird! Does look like a living gem !

Sallie (FullTiime-Life) said...

I love your exotic birds Gemma! Thanks for hosting RT and I'm glad I found it again!

Helen Campbell said...

Wow, what a gorgeous bird!

Lochinver Daily Photo said...

That is a lovely bird.

namaki said...

This is a beautiful parrot ! Where I lived, on the island of Dominica there is an endemic parrot, a green Ara which is on their national flag.

Laura said...

a precious ruby indeed Gemma!

Laura said...

a precious ruby indeed Gemma!

bj said...

This is a beautiful bird...
Thank you, sweet Gemma, for hosting.
xo bj

Raine said...

I can almost here, "I'm the king of the world!" Perched high up the tree. :D Here's my entry.

maria said...

Lovely bird! Happy RT!

Mine's here.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

That's a beautiful bird image.

My Tuesday post is: GOING BACK TO Houston, Houston, HOUSTON

eden said...

Wow, very nice capture of the rosella.

☆♥Shydub♥☆ said...

wow, what can i say, that is one beautiful bird and I love the color red in its feather. great shot

Let's look back some Christmassy Red

JunieRose2005 said...

Oh!!

So beautiful!

I have a bird post, also!

Ann said...

Australia has so many beautiful birds.

Sara Chapman said...

Not sure why the comment field did not show until I clicked on the Reply button under the last comment. Weird!

This is a fabulous post, Gemma. How thrilling to see such a bird, and with pretty apple blossoms as a bonus. Wonderful.

Kara said...

Beautiful bird We have nothing like that here in New England

w0rkingAth0mE said...

So beautiful, happy RT!

darla said...

i love this! such a pretty bird!