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Elegant Woodcreeper

Xiphorhynchus elegans (von Pelzeln, 1868)

The Elegant Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus elegans) is a species of bird in the woodcreeper subfamily (Dendrocolaptinae). It was formerly considered a subspecies of Spix's Woodcreeper. It is found in the western and southern Amazon in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is tropical humid lowland forests. The subspecies X. e. juruanus is sometimes treated as a separate species, Juruá Woodcreeper. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dendrocolaptidae
Genus:
  Xiphorhynchus

Scientific:
  Xiphorhynchus elegans

Citation:
  (von Pelzeln, 1868)

Reference:
  Orn.Brasil. Abth.1 p.45,63

Protonym:
  Dendrornis elegans

Avibase ID:
  7FC25166892D55B9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7FC25166

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563736

Geographic range:

  • Xiphorhynchus elegans elegans: Brazil south of the Amazon and n Bolivia
  • Xiphorhynchus elegans buenavistae: E slope of E Andes of Colombia in upper Orinoco drainage
  • Xiphorhynchus elegans ornatus: Tropical se Colombia to e Ecuador, ne Peru and adj. nw Brazil
  • Xiphorhynchus elegans insignis: Foothills of e-cent. Peru (s of Río Marañón)
English:
Elegant Woodcreeper
Czech:
klouzálek zdobený
German:
Schmuckbaumsteiger
Danish:
Elegant Trækryber
Spanish:
Trepatroncos Elegante
Finnish:
loistokipuaja
French:
Grimpar élégant
Italian:
Rampichino elegante
Japanese:
kuroboshionikibashiri
Japanese:
クロボシオニキバシリ
Dutch:
Druppelmuisspecht
Norwegian:
Selvastreløper
Polish:
tegoster nadobny
Portuguese:
Arapaçu-elegante
Portuguese (Brazil):
Arapaçu-elegante
Russian:
Красивый мечеклювый древолаз
Slovak:
klzáčik pôvabný
Swedish:
Selvasträdklättrare
Ukrainian:
Кокоа західний
Chinese:
华丽鴷雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Elegant Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Xiphorhynchus [elegans or juruanus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: grimpatroncs elegant
Czech: Klouzálek ozdobný, klouzálek zdobený
Danish: Elegant Trækryber
German: Schmuckbaumsteiger, Schmuck-Baumsteiger
English: Elegant Woodcreeper
Spanish: Trepatronco Elegante, Trepatroncos elegante
Spanish (Colombia): Trepatroncos Elegante
Spanish (Ecuador): Trepatroncos elegante
Spanish (Spain): Trepatroncos Elegante
Spanish (Peru): Trepador Elegante
Finnish: Loistokipuaja
French: Grimpar élégant, Grimpereau élégant
Italian: Rampicatore elegante, Rampichino elegante
Japanese: kuroboshionikibashiri
Japanese: クロボシオニキバシリ
Scientific: Dendrornis elegans, Xiphorhynchus elegans, Xiphorhynchus elegans elegans, Xiphorhynchus spixii elegans
Lithuanian: Puikusis kalavijasnapis kopikas
Dutch: Druppelmuisspecht
Norwegian: Selvastreløper
Polish: tegoster nadobny, tęgoster nadobny
Portuguese: Arapaçu-elegante
Portuguese (Brazil): Arapaçu-elegante
Portuguese (Portugal): Arapaçu-elegante
Russian: Красивый мечеклювый древолаз
Slovak: klzáčik pôvabný
Swedish: Selvasträdklättrare
Ukrainian: Кокоа західний
Chinese: 华丽鴷雀
Chinese (Traditional): 優雅爬木雀

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