woodcreeper

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Synonyms for woodcreeper

any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckers

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This coincides with the appearance of the first members of Furnariinae that occupied more open and arid areas, while members of Dendrocolaptinae and Slerurinae remained in more closed areas as rainforests (Derryberry, et al., 2011).
Phylogenetic relationships of woodcreepers (Aves: Dendrocolaptinae)-incongruence between molecular and morphological data.