Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Rufous-tailed HummingbirdCommon Name: Rufous-tailed Hummingbird; Amazilia Tzacatl

Scientific Name: Amazilia tzacatl

Size: 4” (10 cm)

World Distribution: North Mexico to NW South America

Habitat: Open and mixed farmlands, gardens and thickets from lowlands to mid-mountains

LPWG Sightings: Uncommon to common at feeders year round

Special Features: Very aggressive if large numbers are present, can drive other species away from feeders

Field Marks: Has remarkable bright red beak and brownish red tail