Minute Hermit (Phaethornis idliae)

…a tiny species of hummingbird (Trochilidae) which is endemic to humid Atlantic forests in south-eastern Brazil, ranging from Rio de Janerio north to south-eastern Bahia. Averaging around 6.7 cm (2.6 in) long and weighing under 3 g (0.11 ox) Phaethornis idliae is one of the smallest known hummingbirds. 


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Image: Gustavo Lazarini Forreque