A common, lovebird-sized parrot of wooded areas in the lowlands and foothills. Overall green in color with a darker back, darker wings with blue edges and black tips, and paler green underparts and rump. Male has a blue face and collar. Female has reduced blue on the face with a scaled collar and rump. Similar in length to Philippine Hanging-Parrot, but Guaiabero is shorter-tailed and stockier, with a black rather than red bill. Voice consists of high-pitched ringing notes, often given in pairs.