Inambari Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes fatimalimae)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Furnariidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil 

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Escalera, San Martin

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lower Manu Road, Cuzco

Identification & Behavior: ~21 cm (8.2 in). The Inambari Woodcreeper has the underparts heavily streaked. The head is faintly streaked. Streaks are light brown feathers of various lengths fringed with dusky brown. The chin and throat are buffy-brown. The bill is relatively long, creamy white, and decurved. It forages in the canopy of the forest in Amazonia, often in the company of mixed species flocks. Until recently considered conspecific with Duida Woodcreeper, but they were split on basis of vocal and genetic evidence. Both species occur on opposite sides of the Amazon River. It differs from Duida Woodcreeper in having nearly roughly half as many notes in its song.

Status: The Inambari Woodcreeper is uncommon and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 900 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Br, and Bo.

Name in Spanish: Trepador Lineado.

Sub-species: Inambari Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes fatimalimae), (Pelzeln), 1868.

Meaning of Name: Lepidocolaptes: Gr. lepis, lepidos= scale, flake and kolaptes, kolapto= pecker to peck. fatimalimae: In honor of Maria de Fátima C. Lima (fl. 2010) Brazilian zoologist, conservationist.

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Distribution MapInambari_woodcreeper



    • Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. on 03/01/2017.