A little kingfisher with a bright orange bill, an orange blob on the forehead, peach underparts, and dark blue upperparts with a bright blue stripe down them. Juvenileis darker and less blue above, with a dark-based, pale-tipped bill. Inhabits forest understory, sometimes near streams. Confined to Buru, where it is the only kingfisher with an orange bill. Orange underside distinguishes it from all other local kingfishers except the dark-billed Common Kingfisher. A little-known, recently described species. The call remains undescribed.