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White-throated Hummingbird Leucochloris albicollis


The White-throated Hummingbird is a contrasting green-and-white hummingbird of open areas from eastern Bolivia and central Brazil south to northern Argentina. It is largely iridescent green, with a white throat and white belly separated by a broad green collar. The bill is black with a largely red mandible. It feeds on nectar from flowers of a variety of plant species in forest edge, marshes, clearings, and developed areas. Its cup-shaped nest is placed on a branch.

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Recommended Citation

White-throated Hummingbird (Leucochloris albicollis), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: