male; deep bluish plumage; black face and throat (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

Swallow Tanager
Tersina viridis

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: sexually dimorprhic, with the female being yellow-green in plumage and the male being mostly deep bluish with a black face and throat.

black barring on sides (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

eating an avocado (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

posing for a portrait (Zoo; 2008-10-21)