Lineated Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes albolineatus)

Lineated Woodcreeper

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Dendrocolaptidae | [latin] Lepidocolaptes albolineatus | [UK] Lineated Woodcreeper | [FR] Grimpar lanceole | [DE] Kastanienscheitel-Baumsteiger | [ES] Trepatroncos Listado | [IT] Rampichino lineato | [NL] Witstreep-muisspecht


Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range
Drymotoxeres albolineatus
Lepidocolaptes albolineatus SA Amazonia
Lepidocolaptes albolineatus albolineatus
Lepidocolaptes albolineatus duidae
Lepidocolaptes albolineatus fuscicapillus
Lepidocolaptes albolineatus layardi
Lepidocolaptes albolineatus madeirae

Physical charateristics

The Lineated Woodcreeper is rufescent brown above with no streaking on the crown. The throat is buffy white while the remaining underparts have crisp white streaks on a light brown background.

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Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela


Chiefly subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Also found in flooded forest, plantations and savanna forest in Suriname.


Nest in natural cavity lined with bark chips. No further data.

Feeding habits

Mainly anthropods like beetles and spiders, sometimes vertebrates like small lizards and frogs. It lives alone or in pairs, often following mixed-species flocks of insectivorous birds. Forages in upper canopy, catches prey by gleaning and pecking.


This species has a large range, with an estimated global Extent of Occurrence of 6,300,000 km

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