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WHITE-THROATED WOODCREEPER Xiphocolaptes albicollis
The biggest woodcreeper in the Atlantic Forest, this species is recognised by his long, slightly downcurved bill! True, plumage wise he is extremely similar to Planalto Woodcreeper, and you´ll need a bit of experience to be able to tell them apart, but if you concentrate on structure more than colour you will soon learn how to do it!
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FIGURE 1 - (FPAVE2225PH) Adult dorsal view, PROCOSARA, PN San Rafael (Sylvia Qu June 2008).


Xiphocolaptes albicollis
1 (FPAVE2226RE) call  recorded Santa Rosa, Departamento Caaguazú (Myriam Velázquez September 2002).
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