Stripe Throated Hermit
Copyright: monacoeye • El Valle, Panama, 4 May 2010 • Do not copy without permission
Bird name: Stripe Throated Hermit
Latin: Phaethornis striigularis
Other: Ex. Little Hermit P. longuemareus
Family: Trochilidae • Hummingbirds
Range: Mexico to Ecuador and Venezuela
The Stripe-throated Hermit is the smallest of the Panamanian Hermits. It has a relatively short tail, which is often dipped when hovering to feed. It is brownish with zorro mask and more rufous above tail.
This one was seen in the El Valle de Anton region of Panama.