Certhiidae


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Noun1.Certhiidae - creepers
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
tree creeper, creeper - any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet
Certhia, genus Certhia - type genus of the Certhiidae
genus Tichodroma, Tichodroma - wall creepers; in some classifications placed in family Sittidae
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Family Number of Fatalities Parulidae 272 Turdidae 38 Emberizidae 38 Vireonidae 23 Regulidae 13 Troglodytidae 6 Cardinalidae 5 Icteridae 5 Mimidae 5 Certhiidae 2 Picidae 2 Tyrannidae 2 Unidentified 2 Cuculidae 1 Sturnidae 1
carolinensis Latham, white- I C breasted nuthatch Family Certhiidae (creepers) Certhia americana Bonaparte, I O brown creeper Family Troglodytidae (wrens) Cistothorus palustris (Wilson), I R marsh wren C.
The group includes many examples of species that exhibit superficial morphological similarities with other phylogenetically distant taxa, such as members of the families Turdidae, Cinclidae, Alaudidae, and Mimidae, and many Synallaxinae genera resemble Old World Sylviidae members or Certhiidae (Irestedt, et al.