Green Hermit Phaethornis guy

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 4 subspecies
  • Authors: Alice McBride
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Diet and Foraging

Diet

Feeds primarily on nectar from a variety of plants, including Heliconia, Costus, RaziseaColumnea, and Tillandsia fasciulata (Stiles and Skutch 1989, ffrench 1991). Also consumes small arthropods (Robbins et al. 1985, Remsen et al. 1986).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

McBride, A. (2012). Green Hermit (Phaethornis guy), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.greher1.01