The Lucifer Hummingbird has a curved bill and long, narrow, deeply forked tail. Males have a green head and back and a throat that looks bright purple in the sunlight and darker otherwise. Females have green backs and buff chests with a cinnamon wash.
Where you might see them
Lucifer Hummingbirds are mainly found in northern and central Mexico, but can sometimes be found in the southern-most parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.
Lucifer Hummingbirds enjoy flowering desert plants such as the agave.
"Lucifer" means "light bearer" in Greek.