This species can be distinguished from all others by its very light color and metallic luster.
There is almost no exception to this rule, though sometimes the ornamentation is of a brownish color with a metallic luster.
As the torch-light struck down through it, he could distinguish the clean and sandy bottom shining with metallic luster.
Back, greenish brown, with a metallic luster and giving a pinkish tinge in some lights; sides, shading to white on the belly.
They are yellowish brown with a metallic luster, and have several dull whitish streaks and spots.
The color is light yellow, sometimes with a metallic luster, as though gilded.
It was indeed a jacamar, of which the plumage shines with a metallic luster.
The eyes were positively beautiful, of a rich chestnut hue, covered with golden white dots, which shone with a metallic luster.
A dove of Damascus is referred to whose feathers have the metallic luster of silver and the gleam of gold.
The ore chalcocite, sometimes called copper glance, has a metallic luster, often tarnished green or blue.