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Woodcreepers: Dendrocolaptidae

Physical Characteristics, Diet, Behavior And Reproduction, Conservation Status, Red-billed Scythebill (campylorhamphus Trochilirostris): Species AccountGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, WOODCREEPERS AND PEOPLE

RED-BILLED SCYTHEBILL (Campylorhamphus trochilirostris): SPECIES ACCOUNT

Woodcreepers are found throughout the Central American and South American tropics. They occur from southern Mexico to northern Argentina. The greatest species diversity of woodcreepers is found in tropical Amazonia, the Amazon River basin area.


Woodcreepers are found in many types of rainforests, montane (mountain) forests, and brush lands.


Woodcreepers, along with other tropical birds, attract tourists and birdwatchers to rainforest habitats. They have no other known impact on or importance to humans.

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