- Phaethornis squalidus
10–12·5 cm (4-5 in)
- Brownish overall plumage
- Greenish hue on back
- Dark head, broken by long buff supercilium
A denizen of the mid-level Atlantic forest.
Their main diet consists of nectar and arthropods.
They construct a cone-shaped cup, which is attached to a long leaf.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2019)
- Neotropical Birds
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Dusky-throated Hermit. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 4 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Dusky-throated_Hermit