Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Phaethornis
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SPECIES

Koepcke's Hermit Phaethornis koepckeae

Thomas S. Schulenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published November 20, 2015

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Koepcke's Hermit has a broad latitudinal range, but only occurs in a relatively narrow elevational band, and its natural history is very poorly known. There is no information on the range of flowering plants that it visits, and very little information on its reproductive biology. There also are no quantitative data on population density or population trends, or on such topics as age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, population regulation, molts, territoriality, and sexual behavior for Koepcke's Hermit.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2015). Koepcke's Hermit (Phaethornis koepckeae), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.koeher1.01