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Black-banded Woodcreeper Dendrocolaptes picumnus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Furnariidae
  • Polytypic: 10 subspecies
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Distinguishing Characteristics

24 - 30.5 cm. Black bill, straight and stout. Crown, nape and sides of head dark brown streaked buff. Eyebrow pale buff. Back dull tawny-brown with fine buff streaks on upper mantle. Brighter on rump. Throat whitish streaked dark brown. Chest brown finely

Similar Species

Strong-billed Woodcreeper (Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus) has the same coloration but has less buff streaks on head and chest, belly has no horizontal black bars, throat is yellowish, and bill is larger and stouter.

Detailed Description

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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: