Green Hermit

Green Hermit hummingbirdCommon Name: Green Hermit; Ermitaño Verde.

Scientific Name: Phaethornis guy.

Size: 6” (15 cm).

World Distribution: Costa Rica to Columbia and Peru

Habitat: Wet mountain forests, under story.

LPWG Sightings: Common at feeders year round.

Special Features: Female has a long white tail.

Field Marks: The long and lean bird has a strongly decurved bill with a white tail.