Narrow-billed woodcreeper - feeding
The feeding technique of this bird is to explore holes or peels off the bark of trees in search for arthropods. It has a decurved bill which does not drill wood. It moves upward in small hops and circling the tree. With its short legs with powerful claws holds firmly on to trunks, which allows it to move around branches including horizontal ones adopting acrobatic postures, The stiff tail vanes serve to keep an upright position. Once a tree has been explored, the woodcreeper glides to the base of the following one to begin with the ascent.
19-09-15 © Cora Rimoldi
It found the food on the fork.
14-08-10 © Roberto Ares
A call between morsels
29-08-10 © Roberto Ares
Climbing up the trunk in search for food