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DFA-Phaethornis guy-131107-002.jpg

Green Hermit

Order: Apodiformes

Family: Trochilidae

Phaethornis guy

 

This was a new species for me and I worked hard to get a shot away from the feeders. When they were not visiting a feeder, they perched deep in thick vegetation. I saw one nectar a flower and set up to watch the flowers for about 45 minutes without a return. With so many feeders available, they did not spend much time at flowers.

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Taken on November 7, 2013