Tag Archive: Long-tailed Hermit

Dec 26 2011

Systematics and geographic variation in Long-tailed Hermit hummingbirds, the Phaethornis superciliosus-malaris-longirostris species group (trochilidae), with notes on their biogeography.

Long-tailed Hermit (Phaethornis superciliosus) Science Article 1 abstract The degree of relationship between the Variable (Sporophila aurita) and Wing-barred (S. americana) Seedeaters has been debated for over 80 years. The discovery of a zone of hybridization between the former and the Gray Seedeater (S. intermedia), not previously considered to be closely related because of its …

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Dec 26 2011

Evolution of Leks

Long-tailed Hermit (Phaethornis superciliosus) Science Article 2 abstract The most likely reason for males banding in groups known as ‘leks’) for courtship behavior is because it providesan opportunity for females to assess a wide range of males for selection of the best possible traits-and isadvantageous for males because leks increase their chance for encountering females. …

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May 08 2011

Long tailed Hermit (Phaethornis superciliosus)

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[order] Apodiformes | [family] Trochilidae | [latin] Phaethornis superciliosus | [UK] Long-tailed Hermit | [FR] Ermite a brins blancs | [DE] Langschwanzeremit | [ES] Ermitano de Cola Larga | [IT] Colibri del sole codalunga | [NL] Langstaart-heremietkolibrie Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Phaethornis superciliosus SA e Amazonia Phaethornis …

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