Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Dusky-billed)

Xiphorhynchus guttatus [eytoni Group]


Curtis Marantz
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Floresta Nacional de Tapajos; Base de Sucupira, BR-163, Rodovia Santarem - Cuiaba, km. 117
Pará, Brazil
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Latitude and Longitude -3.3508, -54.9333 Map

Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Call; Dawn Song; Song
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Not Used


<p>NOTES: 120 songs of bird #4 recorded in three main parts at 5:24, 5:29, and 5:46; bird began the day with a long call at 5:08 and song soon thereafter; singing from north side of road and 60-75 m away; end of first part at 5:13; I missed five songs between first and second parts, after this, bird came slightly closer, with fourth part beginning just before 5:28:07, with bird initially 50-60 m away, later 25-40 m away and up overhead at end, and still on north side of road; this part ended at 5:33:27 when bird went quiet and then shifted position; it began again in trees along the entrance road (where recorded the previous day) at 5:34, with recorder back on back on at 5:37:45; unseen bird sang from high perches in tall trees in good, terra firme forest above a small draw along entrance road about 500 m W of highway (03&iexcl; 21&Otilde; 03" S, 54&iexcl; 56&Otilde; 00" W); also includes two long calls from this bird and several from another; clear, calm, 78&iexcl; F.</p> <p class="p1">ML: Background subject changed from&nbsp;<span class="s1">Hylopezus macularius</span>&nbsp;to H.&nbsp;whittakeri&nbsp;to reflect current taxonomy. -Jay McGowan 29Nov2014.</p> ML: Background subject changed from recordist's original identification of Ramphastos tucanus cuvieri to Ramphastos tucanus to conform to eBird Taxonomy (v. 1.55). -Jay McGowan/Matt Medler, July 2015. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Rainforest, Evergreen Forest.

Background Species

Alta Floresta Antpitta - Hylopezus whittakeri
Black-faced Antthrush - Formicarius analis
Bright-rumped Attila - Attila spadiceus
Cinereous Antshrike - Thamnomanes caesius
forest-falcon sp. - Micrastur sp.
Gray Antbird - Cercomacra cinerascens
Guianan Red-Cotinga - Phoenicircus carnifex
Layard's Woodcreeper - Lepidocolaptes layardi
Pionus sp. - Pionus sp.
Plain-winged Antshrike - Thamnophilus schistaceus
Pygmy Antwren - Myrmotherula brachyura
Screaming Piha - Lipaugus vociferans
Spot-backed Antbird - Hylophylax naevius
Spot-winged Antshrike - Pygiptila stellaris
Strong-billed Woodcreeper - Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus
red-handed howler monkey - Alouatta belzebul
White-throated Toucan - Ramphastos tucanus
Wing-barred Piprites - Piprites chloris

Technical Information

Sennheiser MKH 20
Roche Parabola 74cm/17.7cm (29.1in/7in)

Archival Information

24 Mar 2003 by Curtis Marantz
24 Mar 2003 by Martha Fischer
24 Mar 2003 by Martha Fischer

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