IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Head and neck dark to blue-grey, throat pinkish brown, shading to dark chesnut on belly and flanks, and pale chestnut on undertail-coverts, upperparts shining bronzy green on emerand-green, with extensive purplish red irrediscence on mantle, back and rump, tail bluish black with dark grey terminal band, iris dark red, bill blackish, dark red at base, legs purplish red. Sexes similar, but female often shows less reddish irridescence. Juvenile similar but duller.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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