- Xiphorhynchus guttatus
Inlcudes: Lafresnaye's Woodcreeper; Dusky-billed Woodcreeper
22¬∑5‚Äď29¬∑5 cm (8¬ĺ-11¬Ĺ in)
- Rufous upperparts
- Olive brown underparts, wings and tail
- Streaked buff head, neck, mantle and chest
- Long, slightly decurved, and hooked
- Dark grey upper mandible
- Pale greyish-horn lower mandible
Photo by Stanley Jones
Aconabikh Centre, north of Tarapoto, San Mart√≠n, Peru
, December 2016
South America: found in Colombia, Guianas Guyana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil
There are 8 subspecies:
- North-western Amazonian Brazil north of the Amazon (Manaus to Amap√°)
- Coastal eastern Brazil (Para√≠ba to Esp√≠rito Santo)
Lafresnaye's Woodcreeper group
- Tropical western Amazonian basin
Dusky-billed Woodcreeper group
- South Amazonian Brazil south of the Amazon (Rio Madeira to Maranh√£o)
- Brazil south of the Amazon (Rio Madeira to Rio Tapaj√≥s)
- North-eastern Brazil (Serra do Baturit√©, Cear√°)
Some authorities split the Lafresnaye's Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus guttatoides and/or Dusky-billed Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus eytoni from this species.
Humid forest and woodland.
Their diet consists mostly of arthropods with small invertebrates added at times. Items taken may include ants, insects and spiders.
They build a bark-lined nest in a tree hole or hollow stump. The clutch consists of 2 white eggs.
Call: - a loud chev-re chev-re.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved June 2017)
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