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Scale-throated Hermit

Phaethornis eurynome

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Only large hermit hummingbird in its range with black feathers on the throat giving it a scaled appearance. The bill is slightly curved. The back is olive-green and it has a strong mask. The tail is long and white-tipped. Similar to Dusky-throated Hermit, but Scale-throated Hermit is bigger with a longer tail. Found in the understory of humid and montane forests.

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Neotropical Birds

Life histories of all species breeding in Mexico, Central America, and South America