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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

IVORY-BILLED WOODCREEPER, BECAN MAYAN RUINS,CAMPECHE,MEXICO, 11/8/2018

      We can ID this woodcreeper as a Ivory-billed Woodcreeper as follows:
  • Long, stout, pale pinkish (you can see this in first photo), slightly downcurved bill.  The pale pinkish bill differentiates this woodcreeper from the similar Cocoa Woodcreeper, which has a darker bill.  The stout bill differentiates this woodcreeper from the similar Streak-headed Woodcreeper, which has a slender bill.
  • Overall brownish/rufous color with bold, whitish and pale streaks on head, back and underparts
  • Whitish throat and eyebrow
      The Ivory-billed Woodcreeper is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 828.