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        Rufous-tailed Hummingbird with Wings Back | Animals, Habitats, and Ecosystems

        Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) is a member of a large genus of hummingbirds that range in the tropical Americas. This bird was photographed in the Andes of Ecuador. The species name 'tzacatl' is a Nahuatl (the language of the Aztecs) word that honors a native Mexican general and member of the Tlaxcalteca tribe who was killed by Cortes. Now you know.

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