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Green Hermit

Phaethornis guy

Description:

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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6 Comments

Cody.conway
Cody.conway 8 years ago

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

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

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

Cody.conway
Cody.conway 8 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 8 years ago

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

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

very beautiful

Lovely tail on this one. Nice shot!

Cody.conway
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Cody.conway

Panama

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

Spotted for Mission

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