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Bahia, Brazil
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Caprimulgiformes > Trochilidae

Hook-billed Hermit

Glaucis dohrnii

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A range-restricted hermit with a gently curved bill. Dark green above and rusty below, with a prominent broad white eyebrow and a greenish tail with a white tip. Found in humid forests, where it forages in the understory, favoring Heliconia plants. The similar Rufous-breasted Hermit has a more strongly curved bill and a bronzy tail with a white tip.

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