Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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    • Ramphodon naevius
  • English
    • Saw-billed Hermit

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What

Saw-billed Hermit Ramphodon naevius

Observer

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Date

August 28, 2010
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Description from Wikipedia

The Saw-billed Hermit (Ramphodon naevius) is a hummingbird from southeastern Brazil, the only member of the genus Ramphodon. It is around 14–16 cm long and is one of the heaviest of the hermits; its straight bill has a hooked tip. It lives in humid forests, where it aggressively defends feeding routes ("trap-lines") from individuals of its own species as well as other hummingbirds. It is currently considered near-threatened, since it has a restricted range in threatened Atlantic...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.