This is the Resplendent Quetzal. The Resplendent Quetzal was considered sacred to the Mayans - so sacred, in fact, that the punishment for killing a Quetzal was death. Nature, Funny Birds, Colors, Animal Stories, Beautiful Birds, Hair Looks, Central America, Resplendent Quetzal, Feathers Friends
Green Turaco - Birdpics
Spectacular technical skill displayed here. Great bokeh and rich colors. too many would make the mistake of photographing from the light side when exposing for the shadows gives the wings such beautiful highlights. Beautiful birds on the wing feasting on red berries!