Hummingbird Species found in Jamaica

Hummingbird Species found in JamaicaMale Black-billed Streamertail (Trochilus polytmus)
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Five hummingbird species are known to occur on the island of Jamaica

  1. Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus - endemic

  2. Black-billed Streamertail Trochilus scitulus - endemic

  3. Jamaican Mango Anthracothorax mango - endemic

  4. Vervain Hummingbird Mellisuga minima - endemic

  5. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris - accidental vagrant - Occurs naturally in eastern U.S. and southern Canada, winters in Mexico and Central America

  6. Leucistic Hummingbird (partial albino) photographed in 2012 by Ingimar Ragnarsson; mostly white, short tail with darker undertail feathers, black bill and eyes.

Leucistic Hummingbird in Jamaica


Rockland Feeding Station, Jamaica.

Jamaican Mango (Anthracothorax mango)

Immature male Ruby-throated hummingbird

Vervain Hummingbird (Mellisuga minima)


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