Reddish Hermit

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Reddish Hermit
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Trochiliformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Phaethornis
Species: P. ruber
Binomial name
Phaethornis ruber
Linnaeus, 1758

The Reddish Hermit (Phaethornis ruber) is a species of hummingbird. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, and in the Guianas. The reddish hermit is 7.5 cm in length, which makes it one of the smallest hermits. Its natural habitats are forest and woodland, mostly humid.