Bronzy hermit

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Bronzy hermit
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Glaucis
Species: G. aeneus
Binomial name
Glaucis aeneus
(Lawrence, 1868)

The bronzy hermit (Glaucis aeneus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in forests and thickets from eastern Honduras south to western Panama, and in the Chocó of western Colombia and north-western Ecuador. It closely resembles the larger rufous-breasted hermit.


  • A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica by F. Gary Stiles and Alexander F. Skutch ISBN 0-8014-9600-4
  • Hummingbirds of Costa Rica by Michael Fogden and Patricia Fogden ISBN 1-55407-163-1

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