Xantus's Hummingbird Hylocharis xantusii


Diet and Foraging


Are known to visit flowers of madrone (Arbutus peninsularis) during the winter, in addition to Castilleja bryantii, Lepechinia astata, Behria tenuiflora, Lobelia laxiflora, Calliandra peninsularis, and Mirabilis jalapa. Also consume insects.

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Xantus's Hummingbird (Hylocharis xantusii), 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/xanhum