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Amazonian Barred-woodcreeper


The Amazonian Barred-woodcreeper (Dendrocolaptes certhia) is a species of bird in the Dendrocolaptinae subfamily, the woodcreepers. The Northern Barred-woodcreeper (D. sanctithomae) was formerly included in this species. On the contrary, the Amazonian Barred-woodcreeper includes the subspecies concolor, which sometimes is considered a separate species, the Concolor Woodcreeper.

It is found in the entire Amazon Basin of Brazil and the Guianas in the northeast, . The countries surrounding the basin at the Andes are southern Colombia and Venezuela, also Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. A disjunct population exists 1800 km east of the Amazon Basin in eastern coastal Brazil in the states of Paraiba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, and Sergipe in a 600 km coastal strip. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

References

BirdLife International 2004. Dendrocolaptes certhia. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.

External links

"Barred Woodcreeper"-Dendrocolaptes certhia photo gallery VIREO

Photo-High Res-Dendrocolaptes certhia; Article-2; Article seplan.to.gov.br-"Flora and Fauna"

Photo-Dendrocolaptes certhia; Article

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