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Beautiful Male Resplendent Quetzal

Great Blue Turaco, Turaco Birds make up the bird family Musophagidae (literally "banana-eaters"), which includes plantain-eaters and go-away-birds. In southern Africa both turacos and go-away-birds are commonly known as louries. Musophagids often have prominent crests and long tails; the turacos are noted for peculiar and unique pigments giving them their bright green and red feathers.

Araripe Manakin This Critically Endangered species is down to about 50 birds and is threatened by habitat destruction

Lilac-breasted Roller by Patrick Meier, via 500px: The national bird of Botswana, this member of the roller family is found in sub-Saharan Africa and the a southern Arabian Peninsula. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilac-breasted_Roller #Birds #Lilac_Breasted_Roller