Long-tailed woodcreeper

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Long-tailed woodcreeper
Deconychura longicauda - Long-tailed Woodcreeper.JPG
A long-tailed woodcreeper at Presidente Figueiredo, Amazonas state, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Deconychura
Cherrie, 1891
Species: D. longicauda
Binomial name
Deconychura longicauda
(Pelzeln, 1868)

The long-tailed woodcreeper (Deconychura longicauda) is a species of bird in the Dendrocolaptinae subfamily. It is monotypic within Deconychura, but formerly this genus also included the spot-throated woodcreeper.[2]

The long-tailed woodcreeper is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Deconychura longicauda". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Derryberry, E., S. Claramunt, R. T. Chesser, A. Aleixo, J. Cracraft, R. G. Moyle & R. T. Brumfield. 2010. Certhiasomus, a new genus of woodcreeper (Aves: Passeriformes: Dendrocolaptidae). Zootaxa 2416:44-50.

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