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Wedge-billed Woodcreeper

(Glyphorhynchus spirurus)

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Small brown bird with shortish, wedge-shaped black bill; light stripe through eye; other light streaks and spots on head; tan / buffy throat; light spots and streaks on brown chest; 15cm (6 in). (Trepadorcito Pico de Cuña, Trepapalos).


Low, middle, and some higher elevation wet forests, Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes (and some parts of northern Pacific slope); found climbing up tree trunks in forest interior and in more open sites such as forest edges, tree plantations.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Wedge-billed Woodcreeper (Glyphorhynchus spirurus), Costa Rica