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White-whiskered Hermit

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Alternate name
Phaethornis yaruqui Scientific name
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae      Family
13cm Length
Tropical rainforest up to 2,000m & lowland shrubland. Found in:- Colombia, Ecuador & Panama. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 White eggs Clutch
Nectare from widely dispersed flowers. Food  
Doesn't defend flowers. Habits
1800 World Number
Least Concern Status

Cape May wpe105.jpg (2698 bytes)  Photo by Nick Athanas all rights reserved Antpitta

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

White-whiskered Hermit song
Phaethornis yaruqui (0:20)
Roger Ahlman XC13306
03-11-2003, Ecuador

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