Other Names: none
Distribution: Mexico south through Central America, south to Venezuela.
Size: 11-12 cm in length, weighing 6-7 g.
Plumage: Males are primarily various shades of green, with a large black throat and chin patch bordered by blue. Females are green above, with a prominent bluish-black stripe running from chin to belly through white underparts. Both sexes have a downward-curving black bill and black eyes.