The Blue-chested Hummingbird (Amazilia amabilis) resides from northeast Nicaragua to east Ecuador. This bird prefers open woodland, tall second growth, banks of streams and rivers, semi-open, and large treefall gaps. Its size is of 8.5 cm (3 inches) in height and 4.2 g in weight.
Its crown is glittering green, and upperparts bronzy-green. Central retrices purplish-bronze and chin dark green. Chest and throat blue-violet, and belly grayish. Bill black, except pink basal half of lower mandible, and feet dusky. This bird pollinates flowers of trees, shrubs and herbs.