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Green Hermit

Phaethornis guy


Green Hermit - Smaller than the Long-tailed Hermit. This species has a bright green back, and a slightly shorter tail. Common in the highlands of the Panama Cloud Forest.

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Cody.conway 10 years ago

Thanks Yuko! I was thrilled with how cooperative this guy was!

YukoChartraw 10 years ago

Love the colors.... love the shape of the tail... well I love everything about this spot! It's just amazing!

Cody.conway 10 years ago

You have to raise it from a hatchling . . . hand feed it only when it responds to the stretch command. Let it go. Refind it. And then give it the stretch command. Pretty simple?!

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Ok, can you share your secret on getting the bird to pose for you? ;-)

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 10 years ago

very beautiful

Lovely tail on this one. Nice shot!

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Spotted on Dec 29, 2011
Submitted on Jan 1, 2013

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