Other Names: none
Distribution: Mountains and dry forests of Mexico.
Size: 24-27 cm in length.
Plumage: Uniformly bluish-black on its back, tail, wings, head and underbelly. This coloration can look gray in the shade. It has a black "mask" surrounding its reddish-brown eyes. It has a long tail and dark blue streaks over its breast. The beak, legs, and feet are black.