Black-banded Woodcreeper Dendrocolaptes picumnus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Furnariidae
  • Polytypic: 10 subspecies
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The shafts of their tail feathers are stiff and projected beyond the vanes, providing support while they climb branches and trunks. It forages with army ants, to seize insects and spiders fleeing the ants. In Mexico its populations are threatened.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Black-banded Woodcreeper (Dendrocolaptes picumnus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/blbwoo1