Birds of Costa Rica

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Lepidocolaptes (2 species, 11 worldwide)

Lepidocolaptes is a genus of small woodcreepers (17-20cm.) with thin curved bills and heavy streaking in front and much less on the back.

Spot-crowned Woodcreeper
Spot-crowned Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes affinis neglectus)
San Juan de Chicua, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Streak-headed Woodcreeper
Streak-headed Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes souleyetii)
Zafra Reserva Natural, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Small and thin.

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