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Black-banded Woodcreeper Dendrocolaptes picumnus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Furnariidae
  • Polytypic: 10 subspecies
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Behavior

Behavior

It forages on trunks and branches, often in low-canopy, often follows warrior ants to seize insects fleeing the ants.

Social and interspecific behavior

It is a silent bird, sluggish and overlooked easily. It's a very territorial species, with birds of its species, other woodcreepers and antbirds.

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