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Scimitar-billed Woodcreeper - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Stanley Jones
El 44 Reserva Natural de Tiempo Libre, Capilla del Monte, Córdoba Province, Argentina, October 2019
Drymornis bridgesii


29–35 cm (11½-13¾ in)


South America: From southern Bolivia to central Argentina, Uruguay, western Paraguay and southwest Brazil.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Farmland, woodland and scrub.



Their main diet consists of spiders and centipedes; they also eat some plant material. They feed both on trunks and branches of trees and on the ground (especially if the ground is lose).


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved September 2014)

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