French: Ermite de Dohrn German: Bronzeschwanz-Schattenkolibri Spanish: Ermitaño de Espírito Santo
Bourcier and Mulsant
Ecuador; error = Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Scattered sites in SE Brazil (SE Bahia and Espírito Santo); old records from E Minas Gerais.
c. 12–13 cm; male 6–9 g, female 5·5–7 g. A medium-sized hermit hummingbird similar to female G. hirsutus, i.e. with uniform ochraceous-... read more
Similar to that of Ramphodon naevius and Glaucis hirsutus, on descending scale,... read more
Understorey of lowland (below 500 m) primary forest, littoral forest, mainly in damp areas along... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar and small arthropods. Rare observations indicate feeding at same flowers as G. hirsutus. Feeds by trap-lining.
Season believed to run from Sept to Feb, but only fully described nests were discovered in Jul, Nov and Dec, all in Bahia. Available... read more
No precise information available. Presumably sedentary, although sparsity of records at particular... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. CITES I. Previously treated as Critically Endanagered. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Has declined greatly due to habitat loss... read more
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