SCIENTIFIC NAME: Amazilia Rutila
Adults have a metallic bronze-green upperparts, deep cinnamon rufous or rufous chestnut retrices, broadly tipped with dark metallic bronze with the outer web of the outermost rectrix is edged for most of its length with dark metallic bronze.
Dark brownish slate or dusky remiges and cinnamon or dull cinnamon rufous underparts, slightly paler on the chin and upper throat.
Juveniles are similar to adults but with rufous edgings to their feathers of the face, crown, and rump, and the underparts often are paler.
BILL: red, long, slim, slightly down-curved with a black tip.
SIZE: medium-sized, measuring about 3.9 inches in length.
WEIGHT: weighs around 5 grams.
COLOR: rufous chestnut, cinnamon rufous, cinnamon, metallic bronze, brown, red, black and rufous.
Subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.
NECTAR from a variety of brightly colored, scented small flowers of trees, herbs, shrubs, and epiphytes.
INSECTS small spiders and insects.
NEST: cup-shaped nest out of plant fibers woven together and green moss on the outside for camouflage in a protected location in a shrub, bush or tree.
EGGS: 2 white eggs.
United States (Arizona and New Mexico), western Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and Panama.
Hovering, sometimes hanging while feeding.