Adult: A.c. chloropterus: male-red head and underparts; upper mantle black with blue band, extending to nape; folded wing has yellow/green blaze; rest of wing dark green; blue back, rump and upper tail coverts; black tail. Upper mandible orange/red tipped with black, grey/black lower mandible. Eye orange. Female-dull green head, back and wings; dull green throat and breast margined with red; dark green tail. Upper mandible orange/brown tipped with grey. A.c. callopterus: male-as in chloropterus, but blue band on mantle not extended to hindneck and nape. Female-as in chloropterus. A.c. moszkowskii: male-as in callopterus. Female-as in male. Colourization Juvenile: A.c. chloropterus: as in adult female, but red on breast absent; lateral tail feathers tipped with dull pink. Eye brown. A.c. moszkowskii: as in adult female. Call: Calls are described as shrill and metallic, repeated while in flight or alarmed. Also high-pitched, metallic upslurred notes while perched. HABITAT: Found up to 2600m in dense forest, open areas with casuarinas, cultivated areas and secondary growth forest.