- Length: 3 inches
- Long, thin bill with bright red base
- Broad white stripe behind eye
- Black face
- Purple forehead and chin
- Green throat and upperparts
- Grayish belly and undertail coverts
- Female and immatures duller with spotted throat
- United States ranged restricted to southeastern Arizona
The broad white stripe behind the eye identifies 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.
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