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Long-tailed Hermit

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   Eastern Long-tailed Hermit Alternate name
Phaethornis superciliosus Scientific name
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae      Family
13cm Length
Tropical forest, below 1,400m. Found in:- Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 White eggs, incubation 1419 days, fledging 18 to 28 days. Clutch
Nectare, small insects. Food  
1803 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Long-tailed Hermit lekking
Phaethornis superciliosus superciliosus (0:44)
Nick Athanas XC8625
23-11-2006, Guyana


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