This hummingbird, endemic to southwestern Mexico, is listed as Vlnerable and its population unfortunately appears to be decreasing. White-tailed Hummingbird possesses a small range and is threatened by loss of habitat to deforestation. White-tailed Hummingbirds prefer humid evergreen forests, cloud forests, open woodlands, and plantations. They forage on nectar from a variety of different flowers and fan open their tails when feeding. White-tailed Hummingbirds are primarily green, with a distinctive rufous wing patch and tails that are mostly white.