The powder-blue face, breast and flanks are diagnostic. Female is dowdier than male but also shows blue underparts.

Habitat and Distribution

It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, S?o Tom? and Pr?ncipe, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Calls and Songs

Call is a soft 'seee-seee', often repeated as bird flits through the lower parts of bush and scrub.