HBW 10, p. 268
- Robust, medium-sized arboreal frugivores with short tarsi, and strong notched and nailed bill; spectacular structural plumage colour, verditer to brilliant glistening blues, set off by black or indigo, and a blood-red iris.
- Oriental Region.
- Evergreen to semi-evergreen forest in lowlands and lower montane zone, ranging to forest edge and, locally, to certain plantation crops nearby.
- 1 genus, 2 species, 10 taxa.
- No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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