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White-whiskered Hermit

Phaethornis yaruqui

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Large, dark hermit with an extremely long curved bill. Dark greenish overall with a buffy eyebrow and a white mustache. Also note long graduated tail with a white tip. Generally common in lowland and foothills, up to around 1,300 m. Found within forests and also in second growth and gardens where it visits feeders. Stays low, quickly zipping around flower patches in the understory.

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