Archive for 'Furnariidae'

Planalto Woodcreeper (Dendrocolaptes platyrostris)

One of several species of woodcreepers seen in the garden of Hotel do Ype. Woodcreepers are hard to identify as they look very similar. This one is similar to the white-throated woodcreeper. Altitude: 1021 metres. Thanks to Fritz73 for clarification planalto vs white-throated: “It looks much better for Planalto to me. It seems too small […]

Rufous Hornero (Furnarius rufus)

As I was photographing plants I noticed the constant return of and foraging of this bird on the ground around me. Not at all nervous about me, and came very close on several occasions. Finally I found out where it was heading, and the nest was very close. It’s an amazing construction and is re-used […]

Cordilleran Canastero (Asthenes modesta)

There are many small bird species here, and quite a number of them as well, so you’ll constantly see and hear them. Thanks to Jim Moore for identification. Altitude: 4359.