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Olivaceous Woodcreeper

(Sittasomus griseicapillus)

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Small reddish brown bird with gray head and chest; dark, slender, straight bill; 15cm (6 in). (Trepadorcito Aceitunado, Trepapalos).


Low elevation dry forest, northern Pacific slope, and middle and higher elevation wet forests, Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found climbing up tree trunks in forest interior and in more open sites such as forest edges, tree plantations; in drier areas, found along rivers and streams.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional 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.

Olivaceous Woodcreeper (Sittasomus griseicapillus), Costa Rica