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Rufous-breasted Hermit

Rufous-breasted Hermit (Glaucis hirsuta)

Length: 10.7cm (4.2")
Weight: 7g
Description: long thin de-curved bill (3.3cm or 1.3in) with black upper mandible and yellow lower mandible; bronzy-green crown; brownish head; yellow and bronzy green upper parts; darker more dull rufous under parts; rounded tail with bronzy-green, tipped white, central pair feathers, the remainder of the tail yellowish-brown, white tip, with sub terminal band; female (♀) shallower curved and a tad shorter bill, paler throat and breast, generally duller and more rufous brown under parts, shorter wings; and immature males (♂) duller all through with beige margins.
Habitat: bamboo thickets, forest, forest boundary/edges, forest undergrowth/shrubbery, grassland, plantations, riverine area, savannahs, secondary forest, and swamps.
Range: central Panama to northern Bolivia, southern Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, and Grenada.

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