- Length: 3.75 inches
- Long, thin bill with reddish base
- Metallic green head and breast
- Green back
- Buff belly
- Sexes similar
- United States ranged restricted to Gulf Coast.
The fairly large size, green breast and buff belly identify this species.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.