How funny are these baby Galahs?

 

These nestling galahs were rescued from a palm tree when it blew down in the wind.
Palm trees have become a popular alternative for nesting sites due to a lack of old tree with hollows. unfortunately if too many hollows are excavated, the trunk becomes unstable.

 

Due to a fractured leg, one Galah (Sid, far right) was not able to be reunited with his family, but his two other siblings were successfully relocated to a nest box in the tree next to the felled one.  They have sinced fledged.
 

Sid was hand-raised by Angela and then went to a wildlife aviary to be with other fledgling orphaned Galahs.  They have since been released back into the wild.

 

This image was part of BirdLife Australia's Bird Week exhibition.  

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