It has a green-glossed black head,
neck and underparts, and a purplish-glossed lower hindneck. The wing coverts
to lower mantle are are bronze-olive, and the back to upper-tail are
It has a distinctive white
supercilium, a yellow bill and yellow legs.
This adult spotted in a puddle in
NP, in southern Nepal, is accompanied by two immature birds, which have white underparts, brown upperparts, and a buff throat (fig.).
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