Woodcreepers (Dendrocolaptidae)

Tawny-winged Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla anabatina) - HBW 8, p. 403

French: Grimpar à ailes rousses German: Lohschwingen-Baumsteiger Spanish: Trepatroncos Sepia

Taxonomy: Dendrocincla anabatina P. L. Sclater, 1859, Omoa, Cortés, Honduras.
Has been suggested as being sister-species of D. tyrannina. Race saturata merged with nominate by some authors, but darker, more olive upperparts and allopatric distribution support recognition as separate race. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • anabatina P. L. Sclater, 1859 - Caribbean slope from S Mexico (SE Veracruz and N Oaxaca E to S Quintana Roo) S & E to NE Nicaragua.
  • typhla Oberholser, 1904 - Yucatán Peninsula (E Yucatán, N Campeche, N Quintana Roo).
  • saturata Carriker, 1910 - Pacific slope of Costa Rica (S from Gulf of Nicoya) and W Panama (W Chiriquí).

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