family Certhiidae


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Noun1.family 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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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.