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Great-billed Hermit Phaethornis malaris

Described by: Nordmann (1835)
Alternate common name(s): Margaretta's Hermit, Margaret's Hermit, Klabin Farm Long-tailed Hermit
Old scientific name(s): Phaethornis margarettae


Sacha Lodge, Ecuador - Jan, 2007 © Kent Nickell  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Jan, 2007 © Lou Hegedus 
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W. Amazonian South America. Ne. Brazil. E. Brazil.
Three populations;
(1) E. Colombia, s. Venezuela and adjacent n. Brazil.
(2) Surinan, Guiana and adjacent n. Brazil (Amapa).
(3) Coastal e. Brazil (Pernambuco, Bahia, and Espirito Santo).
(4) E. Colombia, e. Ecuador and e. Peru (Rio Ucayali).
(5) Ne. Peru and w. Brazil to the w. bank of the Rio Madeira s. of the Amazon.
(6) Se. Peru, Bolivia and w. Brazil to the w. bank of the Rio Tapajos s. of the Amazon.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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