Black Inca Coeligena prunellei

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Diana Carolina Macana and Johana Edith Zuluaga-Bonilla
Sections

Behavior

Behavior

Black Inca forages by traplining, that is, it visits scattered sources of nectar which it does not defend. In the Reserva Biológica Cahalú, this species visits scattered flowers and so covers large distances when foraging (Daza and Villamarín 2006). This hummingbird visits flowers at the intermediate levels within the forest or low levels of forest edges (Snow and Snow 1980).

Territoriality

No information.

Sexual Behavior

No information.

Predation

No information.

Recommended Citation

Macana, D. C. and J. E. Zuluaga-Bonilla (2013). Black Inca (Coeligena prunellei), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.blainc1.01