- Medium-sized songbird.
- Medium-long tail.
- Bill pointed.
- Male entirely shiny black.
- Female dull gray-brown.
Male DescriptionEntirely glossy blue-black or purplish black. Wings and tail glossy greenish blue.
Female DescriptionDull grayish brown above, paler below. Bill blackish gray. Eyes dark. Legs blackish.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to female, but with faint streaks on chest.