OK, Birds and Blooms magazine is not where I go for ornithologically rigorous material, but superimposing this question on this bird? Really?
NO. BIRDS DO NOT SEE COLOR. THAT IS WHY SUMMER TANAGERS AND ORIOLES AND PAINTED BUNTINGS AND PEACOCKS AND BIRDS OF PARADISE ARE DULL AND BROWN LIKE SPARROWS.
Sheesh. *facepalm* And other expressions of incredulity.