Flamboyant dark pheasant of lowland rainforests, typically in wetter areas. Male is glossy blue-black with a tufted crest and electric blue facial skin. Differs geographically: Bornean birds have a bright orange belly and yellowish tail, while mainland and Sumatran birds have a blood-red back and white tail. Females in both regions are warm chocolate brown with lightly speckled underparts. Forages singly or in small groups on the forest floor.