French: Mango de Jamaïque German: Jamaikamangokolibri Spanish: Mango jamaicano
11–12 cm; 8·5 g. Medium-sized darkish hummingbird easily distinguishable from all other Anthracothorax species. Male has bill slightly curved, black;... read more
Rather silent. Song apparently undescribed. Call a sharp, raspy “tic..tic..tic..”.
Wide range of open and semi-open lowland vegetation including arid areas, gardens and plantations.... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar from a wide variety of bird-adapted flowers of indigenous and introduced plants: Hohenbergia, Opuntia, ... read more
Nests all year round, most frequently during Jan–May. Small cup-shaped nest of densely woven silky fibres and cobwebs saddled on... read more
Birds disperse to mid-altitude regions (Cockpit Country) and to Blue and John Crow Mts in Jun... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Jamaica EBA. Common resident. Particularly common along northern coastal areas with densities of at... read more
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