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10 cm long and weighs 15.5 g.
Black crown, wings and tail, black band across the midback. Orange head, neck, breast and upper back, olive green rump, yellow belly.
The female and young males are olive-green with a yellow belly.
This is a monotypic species2.
Lowlands and foothills in semi-open moist forest, plantations and gardens.
The female builds the nest, a shallow cup, in a treem and lays 2 brown-speckled grey eggs, which are incubated for 18-21 days.
The diet includes fruit and some insects, both plucked from the foliage in flight.
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