14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A Lorikeet who thinks my shirt is a flower with food

As soon as I entered the bird house, this lorikeet found me. First he played with my necklace and then he found the flower print on my shirt. The sparkly beads enticed him even more. I had to put him on someone else's shoulder in order to leave the building.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
Copyright: © Diane Bender