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Saturday, December 15, 2018

RUDDY WOODCREEPER, YAXCHILAN MAYAN RUINS,CHIAPAS,MEXICO, 11/10/2018

      We can ID this Woodcreeper as a Ruddy Woodcreeper as follows:
  • Almost entirely rufous
  • Straight bill
  • Was photographed in area near swarms of army ants. This species is highly dependent on army ant swarms for food, so it is generally sighted near them
  • Pale grayish eyering.  You can just make this out in the photo
      The Ruddy Woodcreeper is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 839.