This male Pavon emperor was a rare find as they are only "strays" in the LRGV. They are sexually dimorphic with males having a metallic purplish-blue overlay. This one was attracted to the fruit on this plant. The underside is seen in pic 3. Wingspans between 5.6 to 6.9 cm (2.2 to 2.7 in).
These beautiful Doves have a "blue-grey head, neck and upper breast, with a distinctive reddish-bronze patch on the hindneck, with dark barring. ... There is also a distinctive pinkish bar on the lower breast. The lower body is pale. They have a blue-grey eye-ring and reddish eye." (Birdlife Australia: https://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/bar... )
These Honeyeaters have "olive-green above and white below, with a black head, a white or pale blue patch over the eye, and a white stripe across the nape." (https://ebird.org/species/whthon1?siteLa... )
These stunning Parrots are "the only mainly green parrot with large red shoulder patches. The male is bright lime green with a black back and deep blue rump. The tail is green with a yellow tip. The bill and eye are red and the legs are grey. The female is similar, but with a smaller wing patch and dark green back and a paler rump." (Birdlife Australia: https://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/red... )
Dichrostachys cinerea, is known as Kalahari Christmas tree in South Africa after it's flower which blooms as Xmas approaches. It is a legume of the genus Dichrostachys in the family Fabaceae. Also known as sicklebush (sekelbos in Afrikaans), Bell mimosa or Chinese lantern tree.