Has brilliant, eye-catching feathers, where the upper parts are olive brown, yellow to olive café back with a grey line at the base of the front. Underneath, it is greyish brown with off-white band and yellow abdomen with red center and primary blues; yellow legs. Its tail is long and the same color as the back. The beak is dark grey and the feet are pale red.
Distribution: From Atacama to Valdivia.
Habitat: Pre-andean semiarid environments , near rivers.