Dusky-throated hermit

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Dusky-throated hermit
Phaethornis squalidus.jpeg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Phaethornis
Species: P. squalidus
Binomial name
Phaethornis squalidus
(Temminck, 1822)

The dusky-throated hermit (Phaethornis squalidus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is endemic to humid Atlantic Forest in south-eastern Brazil. It formerly included the streak-throated hermit as a subspecies. A small hermit with a total length of approximately 9 cm, it has pale buff underparts and dark streaks on the throat.

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