The blue and purple feathers blend perfectly.
The Cotinga is known for its electric blue and purple plumage.
Reaching 7.5 inches in length, the bird is covered in blue with purple feathers on the chin, throat, and upper chest.
It is truly a one-of-a-kind bird.
The wings have a black tail with a green border.
Bright Cotinga is a member of the family Cotingidae.
The females are duller with brown plumage.
They distribute from Southern Mexico to Panama. They are commonly found in Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Thanks to its large range, the population of this cotinga is currently stable and considered a Least Concern by ICUN.
These birds tend to live in moist forests and higher canopy forest edges.
Their diet consists mainly of fruit, but they can also eat small lizards and insects if they are nearby.