Cozumel Emerald Chlorostilbon forficatus

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
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Diet and Foraging

Diet

No details are known of their feeding. Cozumel Emerald forages for nectar, but the plants that it visits have not been documented. This emerald probably also feeds on small arthropods, as do most if not all species of hummingbirds (Remsen et al. 1983).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, and T. S. Schulenberg (2013). Cozumel Emerald (Chlorostilbon forficatus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.cozeme1.01