23 May, 2011

Streak-headed Woodcreeper

Scientific Name: Lepidocolaptes souleyetii

Population Estimate: 500K to 5M

Range / Habitat: Subtropical / tropical dry forest throughout southern Mexico, Central America, and northern South America.

Field Notes: Large woodcreeper with streaked head (extending onto back) and chest. Rufous back and wings. Relatively thin, pinkish, decurved bill. Bill and call distinguish from Cocoa Woodcreeper and Ivory-billed Woodcreeper.

Personal Notes: Seen at Carara National Park, Costa Rica

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