Beija Flor Preto
Florisuga fusca (Vieillot, 1817)
Found at the edge of the forest, capoeira, gardens, banana trees, often in tall treetops. He seems to stand more still in the air than the other hummingbirds, always displaying their contrasting colors.
The base of the feed is the sugar found in the nectar of the flowers, but also feeds on small invertebrates, mainly arachnids.
The Black Jacobin is a apodiform bird of the Trochilidae family.
This species of hummingbird has an average of 4.96 inches. The colorfully contrasting color of the retreats is displayed when the bird expands its tail on a white fan cut in two halves by the black centers or when it opens and closes the flows quickly. The tail white continues to the flanks and forms a band on the cemetery. Young individuals are black almost totally stained brown. They present a brown jaw band, cinnamon or black tail, with white only the lateral recesses.