Other Names: Texas bird-of-paradise, swallowtailed flycatcher
Distribution: Texas and northeastern Mexico; may be found in south Florida in winter.
Size: 36-37 cm in length.
Plumage: Adults have a bright salmon-pink side and underside and a pale off-white head, upper back, and breast. More than half its length is the very long and deeply forked black and white tail. Juveniles are similar, but have a shorter tail and lack the bright pink coloration. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.