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SPECIES INFO

The Straight-billed Woodcreeper (Dendroplex picus) is a species of bird in the woodcreeper subfamily (Dendrocolaptinae). Its genus, Dendroplex, was recently confirmed to be distinct from Xiphorhynchus. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

The Straight-billed Woodcreeper's range is in central and north South America, east of the Andes cordillera, and encompasses the entire Amazon Basin and the Caatinga. The species is found in Panama of Central America, and only the four countries, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, of southernmost South America are excluded from the South American range.

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Xiphorhynchus picus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.

External links
  • Straight-billed Woodcreeper videos on the Internet Bird Collection
  • Stamps (for Colombia)
  • Straight-billed Woodcreeper photo gallery VIREO Photo-High Res


 



                                     



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