|White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora
Brazilian name: Beija flor azul de rabo branco
Colombian name: Colibrí Nuquiblanco
|Caxiuanã, Pará, Brazil, Minca, Colombia and
The White-necked Jacobin is distributed from southern Mexico through Central America to Colombia and the Amazon and Orinoco Basins and it is found mainly below 900m. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is a bird of forest canopy and borders and is usually seen feeding high up on trees.
|The male, seen in photos 1 to 4, has bright green upperparts, a blue head and chest, a white crescent on the nape with white on the belly and most of the tail. The female, seen in photos 5 and 6, has very variable plumage and some can look very similar to a male. Photo 9 shows an immature male.|
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