The Long-tailed Hermit Hummingbird has both a long curved bill and a long white tail. It also has a dark bronzy-brown crown (head) and body with a lighter chest and underside. The female of this species has a smaller wingspan than the male.
This hummingbird species is typically found in the lowland edges of tropical forests, especially along streams, from Mexico through Central America and into northern South America.
The nest of the Long-tailed Hermit Hummingbird may be found hanging palm leaf. Also, male Long-tailed Hermit Hummingbirds will group together for "communal singing" in "leks." For those of you who may not be aware, a “lek” is when a bunch of male hummingbirds, as many as 100, will get together and sing for the females. If a female appears to be interested in a particular male then he will dance for her. If the female likes the dance preformed by the male then they will mate.