Stripe-throated hermit

Stripe-throated hermit hummingbirdCommon Name: Stripe-throated hermit; Ermitaño Gorgiestriado

Scientific Name: Phaethornis longuemareus

Size: 3 1/2” (9 cm)

World Distribution: South Mexico to Brazil-Peru

Habitat: Wet mountain forests and edges

LPWG Sightings: A rare and sporadic visitor from lower areas

Special Features: Does not visit feeders at La Paz Waterfall Gardens, sometimes pierces bases of large flowers

Field Marks: Very small brownish bird with a white pointed tail and a decurved bill