Hook-billed hermit

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Hook-billed hermit
A monograph of the Trochilidæ, or family of humming-birds (Plate 10) (6987039557).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Glaucis
G. dohrnii
Binomial name
Glaucis dohrnii
Glaucis dohrnii map.svg

Ramphodon dohrnii (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852)

The hook-billed hermit (Glaucis dohrnii) is an endangered species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in humid forests in eastern Brazil, with recent records from the states of Espírito Santo and Bahia only. It resembles the far more common rufous-breasted hermit, but has a straighter bill and lacks rufous in the tail. It is threatened by habitat loss and changing migration patterns.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Glaucis dohrnii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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