The Spot-crowned Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes affinis) occurs naturally in the tropical Americas - from central Mexico in the east, the Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range, south to northern Panama.
Their typically remain at elevations from 1000 m to the timberline.
They inhabit mossy forests and adjacent semi-open woodland areas and clearings.
The Spot-crowned Woodcreeper averages 21.5 cm in length and weigh about 35 g.
The upper plumage is olive brown with fine streaking on the upper back, a spotted crown, and a chestnut-colored rump, wings and tail.
The slender bill is down-curved.
Juveniles have a duller plumage with less streaking and crown spots.
Breeding / Nesting
Their nests are made in tree cavities and lined with leaf litter.
The average clutch consists of 2 white eggs.
Species Research by Sibylle Johnson
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