Eastern Olivaceous Woodcreeper Sittasomus griseicapillus

Brazilian name: 
Olivaceous Woodcreeper, Vargem Alta, Espírito Santo, Brazil, March 2004 - click for larger image Brazil

The Eastern Olivaceous Woodcreeper is distributed in most of tropical and sub-tropical South America. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.

It is found in a wide variety of wooded habitat from humid forest to caatinga and cerrado.

All these photos were taken in eastern Brazil so belong to the sylviellus group. Photo 2 shows a bird of the nominate sub-species on the underside of a branch looking less yellow and duller than the bird in photo 3 S. g. sylviellus .

Olivaceous Woodcreeper, Serra das Lontras, Bahia, Brazil, March 2004 - click for larger image

Olivaceous Woodcreeper, Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2008 - click for larger image
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