The forehead is pale pinkish-grey. The top of the head,
nape, back of the neck and upper mantle are grey or
pinkish-grey. The mantle, scapulars, tertials, inner
secondaries, inner greater and median wing-coverts,
back, rump, uppertail-coverts and inner two pair of
remiages are greyish-brown. The outer rectrices are
blackish-brown with broad white tips. The outer secondaries
and primaries are red-brown with brown tips. The primary
wing-coverts are red-brown with blackish-brown tips
and edges to the outwebs. The tertials, inner two median
and inner two greater wing-coverts have metallic blackish-purple
subterminal line on the outerwebs. The remaining wing-coverts
are pale greyish-brown with innermost lesser wing-coverts
with purplish-black spots. The chin and throat are whitish.
The face, sides of the neck and the breast are pale
pinkish-grey becoming more greyish on the belly, flanks
and undertail-coverts. The undertail is blackish-brown
with greyish-white tips. The underwing-coverts and axillaries
are reddish-brown. The underside of flight feathers
is reddish-brown with brown tips. The iris is variable,
yellow-brow or orange. The orbital skin is blue-grey.
The bill is black. The legs and feet are bright coral-red.
Females are generally duller. Similarly colored to teh
males above, but rather ashy grey-brown below.
Juveniles are considerably duller and more greyish-brown
overall. The scapulars and wing-coverts are fringed
buff-brown. The wing-covert spotting is much more obscure
and more brownish-black. The feet and tarsi are dull