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Bronzy Hermit (3529655516).jpg
Bronzy hermit, Glaucis aeneus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Subfamily: Phaethornithinae
Genus: Glaucis
Boie, 1831[1]

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Glaucis is a genus of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It contains the following species:

Image Name Common name Distribution
Bronzy Hermit (3529655516) (cropped).jpg Glaucis aeneus Bronzy hermit eastern Honduras south to western Panama, and in the Chocó of western Colombia and north-western Ecuador.
Glaucis dohrnii Hook-billed hermit eastern Brazil
Rufous-breasted hermit ( Glaucis hirsutus insularum).jpg Glaucis hirsutus Rufous-breasted hermit or hairy hermit, Panama south to Bolivia, and on Trinidad, Tobago and Grenada.


  1. ^ Boie F (1831). "Bemerkungen über species und einige ornithologische familien und sippen". Isis (von Oken). 24: 538–548.