The White-bellied Emerald (Amazilia candida) lives from central Mexico to Costa Rica. It prefers forest edge, semi-open, second growth. Its size is of 8.5 cm (3 inches) in height and 4 g in weight.
Above is greenish-bronze, tinged with purplish on forehead, crown and upper tail-coverts. Tail dull bronze. Below is white, speckled with bronze-green on sides of throat, breast and sides. Upper mandible black, lower pink, with black tip, and feet dusky. Feeds at shrubs and herbs.