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Dendrocolaptidae

White-throated woodcreeper

Xiphocolaptes albicollis Photo by Sidnei Recco (Panoramio) Common name:white-throated woodcreeper (en); arapaçu-de-garganta-branca (pt); grimpar à gorge blanche (fr); trepatroncos gorgiblanco (es); weißkehl-baumsteiger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DendrocolaptidaeRange:This species is found in southern Brazil, from Bahia and Goiás south to Rio Grande do Sul, and into eastern Paraguay and extreme north-eastern Argentina.Size:These large woodcreepers are 27,5-33 cm long […]

Tawny-winged woodcreeper

Dendrocincla anabatina Photo by Marc Fasol (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:tawny-winged woodcreeper (en); arapaçu-d’asa-ruiva (pt); grimpar à ailes rousses (fr); trepatroncos sepia (es); lohschwingen-baumsteiger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DendrocolaptidaeRange:This species is found in Central America, from southern Mexico down to Costa Rica and marginally into Panama.Size:These birds are 17-19 cm long and weigh about 40 g.Habitat:The tawny-winged […]

Scimitar-billed woodcreeper

Drymornis bridgesii Photo by Cláudio Timm (Flickr) Common name:scimitar-billed woodcreeper (en); arapaçu-platino (pt); grimpar porte-sabre (fr); trepatroncos chinchero (es); degenschnabel-baumsteiger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DendrocolaptidaeRange:This species is found in Argentina, south-eastern Bolivia, extreme southern Brazil, western Paraguay and western and central Uruguay. Size:These birds are29-35 cm long and weigh 75-110 g.Habitat:The scimitar-billed woodcreeper is mostly found in […]

Straight-billed woodcreeper

Dendroplex picus Photo by Flávio Mota (Flickr) Common name:straight-billed woodcreeper (en); arapaçu-de-bico-branco (pt); gimpar talapiot (fr); trepatroncos piquirrecto (es); spechtschnabel-baumsteiger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DendrocolaptidaeRange:This species is found in central and northern South America, only east of the Andes, from Venezuela and Colombia south to Bolivia and Brazil as far south as Mato Grosso do Sul and […]

Cocoa woodcreeper

Xiphorhynchus susurrans Photo by Paul Kusmin (Flickr) Common name:cocoa woodcreeper (en); arapaçu-do-cacao (pt); grimpar cacao (fr); trepatroncos cacao (es); kleiner fahlkehl-baumsteiger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DendrocolaptidaeRange:This species is found from Guatemala to northern Colombia and Venezuela, also being found in the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago.Size:These birds are 23-28 cm long and weigh 35-65 g.Habitat:These birds are mostly […]

Narrow-billed woodcreeper

Lepidocolaptes angustirostris (Photo from Verde Verdugo) Common name:narrow-billed woodcreeper (en); arapaçu-do-cerrado (pt); grimpar à bec étroit (fr); trepatroncos chico (es); südlicher weißbauch-baumsteiger (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily DendrocolaptidaeRange:These birds are found in South America, in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Surinam and Uruguay.Size:They are 19-21 cm long and weigh 28-30 g.Habitat:Narrow-billed woodcreepers are mostly found in subtropical or tropical dry forests and in […]