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
The Green Jay - Cyanocorax yncas, is a bird species of the New World jays. This species ranges from southern Texas south to Mexico and Central America. Photo by Jacob S. -- Johna Beall Real Estate in Seattle
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) - The wood thrush is a North American passerine bird. It is closely related to other thrushes such as the American robin and is widely distributed across North America, wintering in Central America and southern Mexico.
The Cape Sugarbird (Promerops cafer) is one of the six bird species endemic to the Fynbos biome of the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa. This photo was taken at the Slanghoek Mountain Resort, Western Cape, South Africa.