Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Phaethornis (16 species, 27 worldwide)


Pale-bellied Hermit
Pale-bellied Hermit (Phaethornis anthophilus anthophilus)
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia
  Thinner than the Long-billed Hermit, and with a speckled throat.
   

Black-throated Hermit
Black-throated Hermit (Phaethornis atrimentalis)
Yarina Lodge, Ecuador  
   

Sooty-capped Hermit
Sooty-capped Hermit (Phaethornis augusti)
La Azulita, Venezuela  
   

Straight-billed Hermit
Straight-billed Hermit (Phaethornis bourcieri bourcieri)
Puerto Narino, Amazonas, Colombia
  Note pale belly and long straight bill.
   

Grey-chinned Hermit
Grey-chinned Hermit (Phaethornis griseogularis griseogularis)
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

Green Hermit
Green Hermit (Phaethornis guy coruscus)
Monteverde, Costa Rica  
   

White-bearded Hermit
White-bearded Hermit (Phaethornis hispidus)
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Robert Scanlon   © All Rights Reserved.

Long-billed Hermit
Long-billed Hermit (Phaethornis longirostris cephalus)
Soberania National Park, Panama
  A large stocky hummingbird.
   

Long-billed Hermit
Long-billed Hermit (Phaethornis longirostris cephalus)
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

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Great-billed Hermit (Phaethornis malaris)
   


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Needle-billed Hermit (Phaethornis philippii)
   


Reddish Hermit
Reddish Hermit (Phaethornis ruber)
Manu National Park, Peru  
   
Photograph by Joao Quental     Copyright and usage info

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Streak-throated Hermit (Phaethornis rupurumii)
   


Stripe-throated Hermit
Stripe-throated Hermit (Phaethornis striigularis saturatus)
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

View image by Kester Clarke on BirdPhotos.com
Long-tailed Hermit (Phaethornis superciliosus)
   


Tawny-bellied Hermit
Tawny-bellied Hermit (Phaethornis syrmatophorus)
Manizales, Colombia
  Common but almost never seen perched.
   

White-whiskered Hermit
White-whiskered Hermit (Phaethornis yaruqui)
Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Los Bancos, Ecuador  
   


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