The Painted Bunting is certainly one of the most beautiful birds in North America.
The adult male is blue, green and red, however lighting and foliage can obscure the bright colors and patterns as it has in my photograph. It also appears that the male carries this beautiful plumage, all year long.
The adult female is a bright green, which also sets her apart. This bird is 5-and-a-half inches long and has an 8-and-three-quarters inch wingspan.