Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Monday, June 27, 2022

Female hummingbirds’ self-defense




New research on the glittering white necked Jacobin hummingbird reveals nearly 20 per cent of the species’ adult female have male like plumage. Why?

To dodge bullies and get better access to food.






Source: The Assam Tribune Guwahati, 03.09.2021, pg.18.