At the zoo yesterday, we went into a small aviary where there were beautiful lorikeets that visitors could feed by hand. This little girl held out her little cup of nectar, hopeful that a nearby bird would take her offering.

Anticipation by Tygh
Anticipation, a photo by Tygh on Flickr.

The girl’s father was successful.

Thirsty Lorikeet by Tygh
Thirsty Lorikeet, a photo by Tygh on Flickr.

But it hopped away from her before she could feed it.

Disappointment by Tygh
Disappointment, a photo by Tygh on Flickr.

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