Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Dendroplex (2 species, 2 worldwide)


Zimmer's Woodcreeper
Zimmer's Woodcreeper (Dendroplex kienerii) Near Threatened
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Zimmer's Woodcreeper
Zimmer's Woodcreeper (Dendroplex kienerii) Near Threatened
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Found only in varzea (flooded forests). Similar to Straight-billed Woodcreeper but note habitat and different call.

Straight-billed Woodcreeper
Straight-billed Woodcreeper (Dendroplex picus dugandi)
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Doradal, Colombia  
   

An often common medium-sized woodcreeper found in many habitat types. Note scaled throat and straight pointed flesh-colored bill.


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