Indian Roller: When in flight, the most glorious of all blue feathers - the bright-blue, turquoise and indigo are all visible in their full majesty. The bird is best known for the aerobatic displays of the male during the breeding season.
The resplendent quetzal needs only about six minutes each day to find fruit. So, these birds have a lot of free time which they use for courtship. During the mating season, males grow a pair of long tail feathers that can reach up to three feet in length.
The Turquoise-Browed Motmot inhabits Central America from SE Mexico (mostly the Yucatán Peninsula) to Costa Rica, where it is common and not considered threatened. It has been chosen as the national bird of both El Salvador and Nicaragua.
Many count Quetzal among the most beautiful and ornate bird species in the Western Hemisphere, and the natives were so awestricken by their striking beauty that they referred to them as "The Rare Jewel Birds of the World." Shared via
In blue. The Blue Jay is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America. It is resident through most of eastern and central United States and southern Canada, although western populations may be migratory.