Today’s post will provide you with some interesting information about the mating and reproduction of the Lucifer Hummingbird. Enjoy this information everyone.
The male Lucifer Hummingbird does a display by performing a mating dance at the nest. The display is done in order to entice the female to mate.
Most mating displays of the Lucifer Hummingbird will occur during nest building and when the female is laying the eggs.
Here is a brief description of the Lucifer Hummingbirds courtship display. During the display the male will fly back and forth between two perches, a vertical flight followed by a powerful spiraling dive towards the female, ending with erratic lateral flight.
According to Jennifer Roof, the actual act of mating of the Lucifer Hummingbird has yet to be observed. The breeding season for the Lucifer Hummingbird is known to last from April to August.