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Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper

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Photo by Francisco PaludoVila Flor, Antonina, PR, Brazil, September, 2017

Photo by Francisco Paludo
Vila Flor, Antonina, PR, Brazil, September, 2017
Lochmias nematura


[edit] Identification

13–14 cm (5-5½ in)

[edit] Distribution

Central and South America
Central America: Panama
South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 6 subspecies[1]:

Photo by Rodrigo ConteBrasilia, Brazil, August 2014
Photo by Rodrigo Conte
Brasilia, Brazil, August 2014
  • L. n. nelsoni:
  • Extreme eastern Panama (Darién)
  • L. n. sororius:
  • L. n. chimantae:
  • Mountains of south-eastern Venezuela (Gran Sabana)
  • L. n. castanonotus:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Bolívar and Amazonas)
  • L. n. obscuratus:
  • L. n. nematura:

[edit] Habitat

Mountainous evergreen forests; found along streams and small rivers in thick undergrowth. Occurring at heights around 725–2780 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists of beetles, caterpillars, spiders, tadpoles, etc.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved August 2017)

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