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Minute hermit

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Trochilidae
Scientific name  Phaethornis idaliae
Higher classification  Phaethornis
Order  Apodiformes
Genus  Phaethornis
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Dusky‑throated hermit, Streak‑throated hermit, Cinnamon‑throated hermit, Needle‑billed hermit, White‑browed hermit

The minute hermit (Phaethornis idaliae) is a tiny species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is endemic to humid Atlantic Forest in south-eastern Brazil, ranging from Rio de Janeiro north to south-eastern Bahia. At average of 6.7 centimetres (2.6 in) long and a weight under 3 grams (0.11 oz), this is one of the smallest known birds.

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Minute hermit Wikipedia


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