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23â€“25 cm (9-9Â¾ in)
Female: Dark grey back, head and breast. White oval-shaped eye-ring may only consist of front and back (brackets).
 Similar Species
Female Violaceous Trogons resemble the larger female White-tailed Trogon but have a broken dirty yellow-white eyering rather than the complete bluish-white eyering of W-T Trogon.
This is a monotypic species.
This species was formerly included in Violaceous Trogon.
Moist tropical primary evergreen forests.
Sits very upright on horizontal branches.
They nest in a wasp, ant or termite nest or utilise a hole in a rotten tree. The clutch consists of 2-3 white eggs.
The diet consists of fruit and invertebrates.
Song is described in variable ways from different geographic regions.
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