tawny bellied hermit

Tawny-bellied Hermit (Phaethornis syrmatophorus)

…a species of hermit hummingbird (Phaethronithinae) which is known to inhabit the countries of Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru in South America. Like other members of its genus P. syrmatophorus is typically associated with Heliconia spp. using its curved bill to drink its nectar. However, they are known to feed on other flower species as well. 


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Image: Michael Woodruff