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Tutinama (Tales of a Parrot) Tutinama, literal meaning "Tales of a Parrot", is a 14th-century Persian rendering of a series of 52 stories, containing 250 miniature paintings

Tutinama, literal meaning "Tales of a Parrot", is a 14th-century Persian rendering of a series of 52 stories, containing 250 miniature paintings. The illustrated version was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar in the later part of the sixteenth century. Its creative history in the 14th century AD in Iran is also linked to an earlier ancient anthology of succession of ‘Seventy Tales of the Parrot’ in Sanskrit compiled under the title Śukasaptati (a part of katha literature) dated to the twelfth century AD. In Iran, as in India, parrots (in light of their purported conversational abilities) are popular as storytellers in works of fiction. The adventure stories narrated by a parrot, night after night, for 52 successive nights, are moralistic stories to persuade his owner not to commit any adulterous act with any lover, in the absence of her husband. The illustrations embellishing the stories created during Akbar’s reign, amply depict the theme of the stories through miniature paintings of impressionable effect. These were created in a span of five years after Akbar ascended the throne. The authorship of the illustrated miniature paintings’ version of Tutinama is credited to two Iranian artists named Mir Sayyid Ali and Abdus Samad who were in the court of Mughal Emperor Akbar. They illustrated the original Persian stories of Tutinama with beautiful miniature paintings. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tutinama The Parrot addresses Khojasta, a scene from the Tutinama (1556-1565) paintings.

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I used to see parrots flying in the natural in south florida. https://twitter.com/soflartist

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I used to see parrots flying in the natural in south florida.

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Silhouette of a green parrot - beautiful!

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Beautiful bird

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postcardiva postcard blog: Florida CITRUS Sweeties & PARROT JUNGLE Pin-ups

This post looks at two special categories of Florida linen postcards:  Citrus-themes with beautiful women and Parrot Jungle pin-ups from the popular Miami attraction.   We open with a citrus design graced by two lovely ladies in ruffled dresses, by Eastern Photo Litho.  These citrus-theme linen postcards share an over-the-top charm.  Below is a Curt Teich published postcard of bathing beauties around a citrus center, forming a "Florida Sunburst Blossom". A Hartman Litho linen is captioned "A Florida Blossom Among Grapefruit and Oranges".  The woman at center also wears a long ruffled gown and the pairing of the yellow and orange fruits with her turquoise dress is especially vivid.  This Curt Teich postcard, "Orange Picking Time in Florida" shows a sunny scene in the orange grove, where a young woman has cheeks nearly as bright as the fruit.   Below are three leggy beauties with the colorful birds of Miami's Parrot Jungle attraction.  Two have the following advertisement & map on the back:  This third postcard of a blonde beauty is published by Tichnor and has a regular postcard back:  PRICE ESTIMATES: Excellent condition Florida linen postcards are plentiful and inexpensive.  They can be found for a few dollars each and make a vivid display when framed together.  

Florida CITRUS Sweeties & PARROT JUNGLE Pin-ups

Parrot Jungle

On the back: Visit the only Parrot Jungle. A tropical jungle of unspoiled beauty. Colorful Macaws - rare cockatoos - flying free - perching on your arms - acting - talking. Peacocks, gouras, pheasants, flamingos - strutting in gorgeous array. Performing monkeys - alligators, squirrels. Take south Miami Coach Line S.E. 1st St. and 3rd Ave.

beautiful parrot

this amazing Bird displays the very thing that man wants ...the ability to FLY !!!!

Peach-faced Lovebird, lutino

beautiful lovebird

Pretty Bird!!!!

Lovebird wings

.lovely bird

Mooie vogel

Exotic bird

Love Bird

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https://www.facebook.com/pages/THI%C3%8AN-NHI%C3%8AN-K%E1%BB%B2-TH%C3%9A/171150349611448?ref=hl Vẹt mào Gang-gang châu Úc | Gang-gang cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum)(Cacatuidae)(Callocephalon) IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 3.1 : Least Concern (LC) | (Loài ít quan tâm)

Beautiful Parrot!- I've seen these at zoos - lovely- would love to see in nature

Cacatoes Gang Gang . Gang-gang Cockatoo #parrots by Adam Blyth

Gang-gang Cockatoo #parrots by Adam Blyth - So beautiful!

Gang-gang Cockatoo (Callocephalon fimbriatum)

Gang-gang Cockatoo #parrots by Adam Blyth

Gang Gang Cockatoo. Lovely pic.

fat-birds: “ Gang-gang Cockatoo by Adam Blyth on Flickr. This is a fabulous cockatoo. ”

Callocephalon fimbriatum May 8th, 2010 Croydon, Victoria, Australia Olympus E620 Zuiko 70-300mm lens focal length: 169mm ISO: 800 shutter speed: 1/125sec aperture: f4.7 mode: Auto I was sitting in my car at some traffic lights on a relatively busy highway one sunny Saturday afternoon when I spotted a couple of birds in a Cotoneaster tree. I couldn't quite tell what they were at first, then I caught a glimpse of the magnificent scarlet coloured head feathers of one of the males. My heart instantly began racing, as these birds were basically at eye level not 10 metres away from the highway, seemingly oblivious to the noisy traffic nearby - the perfect opportunity to get some photo's of one of my favourite Australian birds. But.. I didn't have my camera gear! I was about 10 minutes from my house, but the drive home felt like an eternity. When I finally got home I raced inside, grabbed my gear & tore out of the driveway back to the spot, hoping, praying, that by some miracle the cockatoos would still be there. You can imagine my sheer joy when I pulled up in a side street & found the Gang-gang Cockatoos still happily gorging on the little red berries. And not just a couple of cockatoos, at least a dozen of them! I spent the next two hours quietly observing & photographing these beautiful birds. They barely lifted an eye to my presence as they fed on the Cotoneaster berries, allowing me to get quite close. I was very cautious not to get too close however, I didn't want to do anything to cause them to become alarmed. I counted 14 cockatoos in the flock, although I'm not sure that was all of them as they were stretched out over a patch of trees spanning about 15 metres & were constantly moving about hunting the next bunch of berries to feast on. This photo of a male Gang-gang is my favourite of the gigs of images I captured during the session. The slightly raised crest, the way he is grasping the bunch of berries with his claw & the feeding action with his tongue make this the standout image for me.

colorful parrot from Australia

Rainbow Lorikeet.....how did it get that name? I've always thought these colorful birds are amazing!

I had Rainbow Lorikeets in my backyard today, they like the Native Australian tress when they have flowers on them, Beautiful birds

Rainbow Lorikeets are such colorful parrots that it is hard to mistake them for other species.

Pretty bird!!! Rainbow Lorikeet (Edgar Thissen)

Incredible colors on a bird! Beautiful Parrot

Every color on the color wheel I think...

Incredible colors. Rainbow Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet beautiful bird

Colorful Fine Feathered Friend

Blue Headed Parrots

Blue Headed Parrots aka Blue-headed Pionus (Pionus menstruus) is a medium large parrot. Don't they look glorious in the wild?

The blue-headed parrot, also known as the blue-headed pionus (Pionus menstruus) is a medium large parrot. It is about 27 cm long and they are mainly green with a blue head and neck, and red under tail feathers.[2] It is a resident bird in tropical and subtropical South America and southern Central America, from Costa Rica, Venezuela and Trinidad south to Bolivia and Brazil. It is named for its medium-blue head and neck. Its habitat is forest and semi-open country, including cultivated areas...

A 'Parcel' of Blue Headed Parrots. They look like green leaves with blue flowers.

Green and blue headed parrots on a wall eating minerals.

Blue Headed Parrots in the wild, not cages.

A 'Parcel' of Blue Headed Parrots.

Blue-headed Parrots, South America

A Blue Headed Parrot Convention❣

Blue Headed Parrots〰gorgeous 〰

This is one of the many times the birds enjoy us to preen their heads since they can't do it themselves. Parrotnutrition com can show you how to help our feathered friends

Hahns Miniature Macaw. At 12 inches in length, the Hahn's Macaw is the smallest of all true Macaws..

Parrot. #birds #birdlovers #birdwatcher #photographer

Beautiful green feathers

Beautiful Parrot

green parrot

#bird parrot head #birds #birdlovers #birdwatcher #birdphotography Beautiful Hummingbird Hummingbird

Blue Crowned Conure? Nope. Hahns Miniature Macaw. At 12 inches in length, the Hahn's Macaw is the smallest of all true Macaws...The Noble is a subspecies of the Hahn's and is slightly larger with a horn-colored upper mandible.

Paradise Lifestyles: What a beautiful bird!