White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Diet and Foraging


Consume nectar of trees and understory plants such as Inga, Vochysia, Erythrina, Bahuinia, Simphonia, Norantea, Columnea and Heliconia. Consume insects such as bees, flies and occasionally ants.

Foraging Behavior

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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