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Koepcke's Hermit

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[[Image:Koepecke s Hermit Aconabikh Centre north of Tarapoto San Martin Peru.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Stanley+Jones|Stanley Jones}}<br />Tarapoto, San Martín, [[Peru]], December 2016]] [[Image:Koepecke s Hermit Aconabikh Centre north of Tarapoto San Martin Peru.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Stanley+Jones|Stanley Jones}}<br />Tarapoto, San Martín, [[Peru]], December 2016]]
;[[:Category:Phaethornis|Phaethornis]] koepckeae ;[[:Category:Phaethornis|Phaethornis]] koepckeae
 +[[Image:Koepcke's Hermit2.JPG|thumb|450px|right|Photo by {{user|guiacalles|guiacalles}}<br />Aconabikh Reserve, [[Peru]], November, 2017]]
==Identification== ==Identification==
13 cm (5 in) 13 cm (5 in)
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This is a [[Dictionary_M-S#M|monotypic]] species<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>. This is a [[Dictionary_M-S#M|monotypic]] species<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>.
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
-Understorey of moist tropical forests. Observed at a height of approximately 694 m.+Understorey of moist tropical forests. Observed at a height of
 +approximately 694 m.
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
====Diet==== ====Diet====

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Photo by Stanley JonesTarapoto, San Martín, Peru, December 2016
Photo by Stanley Jones
Tarapoto, San Martín, Peru, December 2016
Phaethornis koepckeae
Photo by guiacallesAconabikh Reserve, Peru, November, 2017
Photo by guiacalles
Aconabikh Reserve, Peru, November, 2017

Contents

Identification

13 cm (5 in)

  • Olive-green upperparts
  • Reddish upper tail-coverts

Distribution

South America: found on the foothills of eastern slope of Andes of Peru.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Understorey of moist tropical forests. Observed at a height of approximately 694 m.

Behaviour

Diet

They use the trap-lining method of feeding, looking for nectar and small arthropods.

Breeding

They construct a small conical nest.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2017)
  3. BF Member observations

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