Top 10 Birds with Lilac, Violet or Purple Parts

These are unique colors and it's amazing to see them on birds.
Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.
The essence of purple and violet is similar but purple is more intense. Also, violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue.

The Top Ten

1 Mandarin Duck Mandarin Duck
2 Gouldian Finch Gouldian Finch The Gouldian finch, also known as the Lady Gouldian finch, Gould's finch or the rainbow finch, is a colourful passerine bird endemic to Australia.
3 Velvet-Purple Coronet Velvet-Purple Coronet
4 Yellow-Billed Blue Magpie Yellow-Billed Blue Magpie

A very beautiful bird - its whole upper plumage is purplish-blue, brighter on the wings and tail. Flight-feathers are tipped with white.
Lower plumage is mostly white but tinged with lilac. - Metal_Treasure

5 Marvelous Spatuletail Hummingbird Marvelous Spatuletail Hummingbird

Its unique tail and head are violet/violet-blue - Metal_Treasure

6 Taiwan Blue Magpie Taiwan Blue Magpie

Although it's called blue, the plumage is actually closer to a dark lilac. - Swellow

7 Violet-Bellied Hummingbird Violet-Bellied Hummingbird
8 Violet-crowned Woodnymph Violet-crowned Woodnymph
9 Sparkling Violetear Sparkling Violetear
10 Little Blue Heron Little Blue Heron

Its head and neck are purplish - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Green-Crowned Woodnymph Green-Crowned Woodnymph
12 Violet-Tailed Sylph Violet-Tailed Sylph
13 Napo Sabrewing Napo Sabrewing
14 Himalayan Monal Himalayan Monal
15 King Vulture King Vulture

Its head and neck are bald, with the skin color varying, including yellow, orange, blue, purple, and red. - Metal_Treasure

16 Honeycreeper Honeycreeper

Only males are glossy purple-blue (females are greenish). - Metal_Treasure

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