Koepcke's Hermit Phaethornis koepckeae
Version: 1.0 — Published November 20, 2015
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Distribution in the Americas
Koepcke's Hermit is entirely restricted to Peru. Itsdistribution extends from northern Peru in Amazonas, just south of the Marañón River, south to central Madre de Dios. Koepcke's Hermit is resident, and seems to be confined to low, outlying ridged along the base of the Andes. The elevational range of Koepcke's Hermit is 450-1300 m (Walker et al. 2006, Schulenberg et al. 2010).
Distribution outside the Americas
Endemic to the Americas.
Koepcke's Hermit occupies the understory of tall lowland evergreen forest and humid montane forest, only rarely occuring in adjacent second growth (Weske and Terborgh 1977, Davis 1986).