Long-billed woodcreeper

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Long-billed woodcreeper
Nasica longirostris - Long-billed Woodcreeper.jpg
Long-billed woodcreeper at Apiacás, Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Subfamily: Dendrocolaptinae
Tribe: Dendrocolaptini
Genus: Nasica
Lesson, 1830
Species: N. longirostris
Binomial name
Nasica longirostris
(Vieillot, 1818)

The long-billed woodcreeper (Nasica longirostris) is a species of bird in the Dendrocolaptinae subfamily, of the woodcreepers. It is the only species in the monotypic genus Nasica.[2]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in the Amazon Basin of Brazil, and Amazonian Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia; also the middle and upper Orinoco River Basin of Venezuela. It is also found in most of Guianan French Guiana bordering the northeast Amazon Basin and Brazilian state Amapá. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Nasica longirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Monroe, Burt L.; Sibley, Charles G. (1997). A World Checklist of Birds. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. p. 173. ISBN 0-300-07083-7. 

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