Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Glaucis (2 species, 3 worldwide)


Bronzy Hermit
Bronzy Hermit (Glaucis aeneus)
Puerto Quito, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

Genus 'glaucis' does not have a long central tail feather.

Rufous-breasted Hermit
Rufous-breasted Hermit (Glaucis hirsutus hirsutus)
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Colombia  
   

Locally common and more likely to leave the forest than other hermits. Genus 'glaucis' does not have a long central tail feather.


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