Canivet’s Emerald or the Fork-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon canivetii) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and heavily degraded former forest.
The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the French ornithologist Emmanuel Canivet de Carentan.
Canivet’s Emerald grows to a length of 8 cm (3.1 in) and weighs 2.3–2.5 g (0.081–0.088 oz). The male is metallic green with a forked blue-black tail. The female is green above and grey below, with a dark eye mask topped by a white stripe behind the eye. [Wikipedia]