Hummingbird #1 Gallery

White-necked Jacobin 10535B

The elegance of the male White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivorais) is briefly seen as he displays his bright tail in an effort to dissuade other hummingbirds from visiting his favorite flowers. He is unmistakable with his white belly and tail, a small white band on the nape and blue head and neck. This bird is usually found the the lowlands, but will sometimes venture into the foothills, feeding on the nectar of flowering trees and shrubs.

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