Short-crested Coquette Lophornis brachylophus


Diet and Foraging


They eat nectar of plants such as Cecropia, Clethra, Conostegia, Inga and other species with small flowers. They eat insects captured in flight.

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Short-crested Coquette (Lophornis brachylophus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: