This incredibly beautiful creature is a Taiwan Blue Magpie (Urocissa caerulea), also called the Taiwan Magpie or Formosan Blue Magpie, which is a member of the Crow family. It is considered a rare and valuable species and has been protected by Taiwan’.
~ Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise. Another crazy bird-of-paradise that is easy to recognize with its curly tail feathers and unique coloring. The turquoise crown of the male is actually a patch of bare skin, not feathers. He looks like a Mondrian painting