(Of an animal) feeding on nectar.
- Frugivorous and nectarivorous birds have lower endogenous N losses and lower N equilibrium than granivorous and omnivorous birds.
- Those values are extremely low compared to those of granivorous and omnivorous bird species, but higher than those of nectarivorous species.
- For nectarivorous birds, energy-expensive aggressive behavior may not be worthwhile for defending low nectar levels.
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