French: Ermite de Koepcke German: Orangebrauner Schattenkolibri Spanish: Ermitaño de Koepcke
Weske and Terborgh
Cerros del Sira, Peru
Slopes of isolated mountains along E Andes in Peru.
c. 13 cm; male 4–6 g, female 4–5·5 g. Medium-sized hermit with straight bill, olive-green upperparts, orange-red uppertail-coverts, and bright orange... read more
Song a ringing series of short, buzzy notes “bzee-bzee-bzee...”. Calls include a rising “tchwee” or... read more
Moist upper tropical forest understorey, rarely in second growth. Recorded between 270 and... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar and small arthropods. Feeds by trap-lining.
Gonadal activity Aug–Oct. Small conical nest similar to that of other Phaethornis, attached to the underside of a long... read more
No information available. Presumably resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered Near Threatened. Has been found so far at no more than ten localities. Regularly recorded at Amazonia Lodge, near Manu... read more
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