White-necked Jacobin

White-necked Jacobin hummingbirdCommon Name: White-necked Jacobin; Colibrí Nuquiblanco

Scientific Name: Florisuga mellivora

Size: 4 3/4” (12 cm)

World Distribution: South Mexico to N.W. South America
Semi-open forest and farms; lowlands to foothills

LPWG Sightings: Rare visitor to feeders

Special Features: Sometimes hovers and darts in mid-air for long periods of time eating insects

Field Marks: Male has a white nuchal collar and white belly. The female has heavy bluish green spots on her belly and chest.