10 cm. 5.0 g. Bill red with black at the tip. Crown purple-blue. Nape and area around the ear dull green shading with blue to purple. A white spot behind the eye. Upperparts dull green to brown. Throat and underparts white; flanks dull greenish. Tail squared to slightly forked. Feathers greenish-gray to brown-gray. Males and females are similar. Immature are similar to adults, but have the upper mandible black, forehead feathers and crown dark blue to green with cinnamon on tip.