pointed crest usually held erect. Prominent black
barring on scapulars and wing-coverts.
Male: The top of the head is
grey with an erect dark crest. The iris is orange-red.
The bill is dark grey. The face and neck are grey
with pink along the side extending to the breast.
The wing coverts are grey with broad fawn and narrow
black horizontal stripes. The primaries are dark grey,
the innermost feathers tipped with white. A prominent
wing mirror of metallic green and purple is on the
secondaries. The throat, breast, and abdomen are light
grey. The upper-tail flanks and thighs are light brown.
The tall upper side is dark brown-grey with a light
grey-white tip and a green metallic sheen on all but
the central feathers. The back, rump, and upper-tail
coverts are brown-grey. The underside of the tail
is brown-grey with a light tip. The legs and feet
Female: The female is similar
to the adult male.
Juvenile: The juvenile is similar
to the adult but the plumage is generally duller.
The crest is less prominent and the wing mirror and
sheen on the tail are not as bright. The bill is horned-colored.
The legs and feet are greyish-pink.