White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Behavior

Behavior

Males and females are concentrated in places with many flowers and among them are aggressive, but rarely defend the territory. The insects are caught on flight, or among the leaves.

Social and interspecific behavior

Jacobins are solitary animals.

Recommended Citation

White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/whnjac1