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Hummingbirds, Swifts & Treeswifts, Apodiformes

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Order: Apodiformes (~450)
Families:
Family Trochilidae – hummingbirds
Subfamily Trochilinae
Subfamily: Phaethornithinae
Family Apodidae – swifts
Family Hemiprocnidae – treeswifts


Traditionally, the bird order Apodiformes contained three living families: the swifts, Apodidae,
the tree swifts, Hemiprocnidae, and the hummingbirds, Trochilidae, Trochiliformes.


Subfamily: Phaethornithinae

The hermits are tropical and subtropical hummingbirds in the subfamily Phaethornithinae, comprising 30–40 species
in six genera. They occur from southern Mexico, through Central America, to South America as far south as
northern Argentina.


Genus Ramphodon
Saw-billed Hermit, Ramphodon naevius
Genus Eutoxeres
White-tipped Sicklebill, Eutoxeres aquila
Buff-tailed Sicklebill, Eutoxeres condamini
Genus Glaucis
Hook-billed Hermit, Glaucis dohrnii
Rufous-breasted Hermit or Hairy Hermit, Glaucis hirsuta
Bronzy Hermit, Glaucis aenea
Genus Threnetes
Band-tailed Barbthroat, Threnetes ruckeri
Sooty Barbthroat, Threnetes niger
    Pale-tailed Barbthroat, Threnetes (niger) leucurus
    Bronze-tailed Hermit, Threnetes (niger) loehkeni

Genus Anopetia
Broad-tipped Hermit, Anopetia gounellei
Genus Phaethornis
Dusky-throated Hermit, Phaethornis squalidus
Streak-throated Hermit, Phaethornis rupurumii
Tapajós Hermit, Phaethorni aethopyga
Little Hermit, Phaethornis longuemareus
Minute Hermit, Phaethornis idaliae
Cinnamon-throated Hermit, Phaethornis nattereri
    Maranhao Hermit, Phaethornis (nattereri) maranhaoensis
Black-throated Hermit, Phaethornis atrimentalis
Stripe-throated Hermit, Phaethornis striigularis
   Dusky Hermit, Phaethornis (striigularis) saturatus
Gray-chinned Hermit, Phaethornis griseogularis
Reddish Hermit, Phaethornis ruber
White-browed Hermit, Phaethornis stuarti
Buff-bellied Hermit, Phaethornis subochraceus
Sooty-capped Hermit, Phaethornis augusti
Planalto Hermit, Phaethornis pretrei
Scale-throated Hermit, Phaethornis eurynome
Pale-bellied Hermit, Phaethornis anthophilus
White-bearded Hermit, Phaethornis hispidus
White-whiskered Hermit, Phaethornis yaruqui
Green Hermit, Phaethornis guy
Tawny-bellied Hermit, Phaethornis syrmatophorus
Koepcke's Hermit, Phaethornis koepckeae
Needle-billed Hermit, Phaethornis philippii
Straight-billed Hermit, Phaethornis bourcieri
Long-billed Hermit or Western Long-tailed Hermit, Phaethornis longirostris
   Mexican Hermit, Phaethornis (longirostris) mexicanus
   Baron's Hermit, Phaethornis (longirostris) baroni

(Eastern) Long-tailed Hermit, Phaethornis superciliosus
Great-billed Hermit, Phaethornis malaris
   Margaretta's Hermit, Phaethornis (malaris) margarettae

Genus Polytmus
White-tailed Goldenthroat (Polytmus guainumbi)
Tepui Goldenthroat (Polytmus milleri)
Green-tailed Goldenthroat (Polytmus theresiae)

Genus Tilmatura
Sparkling-tailed Woodstar (Tilmatura dupontii),
Trochilinae

Subfamily: Trochilinae

 




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