Definition of fairy bluebird in US English:

fairy bluebird

noun

  • A southern Asian forest songbird related to the orioles, the male of which has bright blue and black plumage.

    Genus Irena, family Irenidae (or Oriolidae): two species, in particular the widespread I. puella

    • ‘The family Irenidae consists of three groups of colorful forest-loving birds; the Leafbirds, the Ioras and the Fairy bluebirds.’