Wait, Don’t Take the Picture Yet!

(click!) I blinked, didn’t I? I always blink, it drives me nuts! OK, let’s try again…


Photographed in NTMTOM-O-RAMA™ at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.



  1. does NTMTOM-O-RAMA mean that’s NTMTOM’s actual hand holding the bird?

  2. victoreia says:

    Thanks an excellent question, Del!

    And did I miss a memo, or is this another stealth post?

  3. Martha in Washington says:

    Umm… the fingernails look a tad bit …uhh…feminine, don’t they? I could be wrong. Maybe it’s just the lighting? Maybe he’s just very consciencious about his nail care?

  4. Martha in Washington says:

    Beautiful bird! It matches the Queen!

  5. beautiful colors

  6. tracylee says:

    may the bird of paradise fly up your nose!

  7. dogsleder says:

    Looks like birdie has felt instead of feathers!!

  8. (The Original) Mel says:

    I love parrots. I guess I must have pirate genes.

  9. Welcome aboard, ye bawdy maggot!

  10. Arghhhh Matey Turn off that flash to get me beyootiful Eyes!

    and then Swab that deck… and Hoist that sail

    Ya lily livered deck rat!

  11. (The Original) Mel says:

  12. If I’m not mistaken, that’s a queen of bavaria/golden conure! These guys are super rare and super endangered…

    What is he doing with over-aggressively clipped wings in an amusement park??

  13. staying safe!