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Taxonomy: Order Caprimulgiformes >> Family Trochilidae >> Genus Florisuga

White-necked Jacobin (Unique ID: 3755)
White-necked Jacobin
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Species: White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora)
Location: Rancho Naturalista, Cartago, Costa Rica
Age: adult     Plumage: basic/year-round     Activity: flying
Sex: male     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Photographer: David Seibel     Date: November 28, 2009
Equipment: Canon EOS 7D and Canon 500mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 14.7

Notes: I rarely title bird photos, but this one begged to be named "Ascension." It earned an Honorable Mention in National Wildlife magazine's 40th annual photography competition in 2010.


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