Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodcreepers :: Elegant Woodcreeper

Elegant Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus elegans

Described by: Pelzeln (1868)
Alternate common name(s): Hellmayr's Woodcreeper, Ornate Woodcreeper
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W. Amazonian South America;
(1) E. slope of the Andes in e. Colombia in the Orinoco drainage.
(2) Ec. Peru.
(3) Se. Colombia, e. Ecuador, ne. Peru, n. Bolivia and w. Amazonian Brazil.
(4) S. Brazil.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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