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Scale-throated Hermit

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Alternate name
Phaethornis eurynome Scientific name
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae      Family
16.5cm Length
Tropical rainforest, between 100 - 2,250 m. Found in:- Argentina, Brazil & Paraguay. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 White eggs which appear to have a pinkish tinge, from the red lichen they line their nests with. Incubation by female. Clutch
Nectare & small insects. Food  
They display at a lek. Habits
1805  World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved          

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Scale-throated Hermit lekking
Phaethornis eurynome (0:14)
Nick Athanas XC3960
22-04-2005, Brazil

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