Wedge-billed Woodcreeper (Glyphorynchus spirurus)
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper, Caxiuanã, Pará, Brazil, November 2005 - click for larger image Caxiuanã, Pará, Brazil
November 2005

The Wedge-billed Woodcreeper is distributed from Mexico through Central America and into Colombia and the Amazon and Orinoco Basins. There is a disjunct population near the Bahian coast in Brazil and stretching down to the north of Espírito Santo. It is found in humid forest.

Wedge-billed Woodcreeper, Caxiuanã, Pará, Brazil, November 2005 - click for larger image It is the smallest woodcreeper and with its upturned bill it looks a bit like a xenops. It has a thin buffy supercilium and the upperparts are rich brown to cinnamon-rufous.

I really need to get a better shot of this bird.

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