Certhia americana


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Related to Certhia americana: American Treecreeper
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Noun1.Certhia americana - a common creeper in North America with a down-curved billCerthia americana - a common creeper in North America with a down-curved bill
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
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It is an awkward name in that it has caused much trans-Pacific friction in recent years due to the existence of a Brown Creeper Certhia americana in North America and the persistence of a lobby trying to create a single English name for each of the world's birds.
The population resident in the mountains of eastern Guatemala, Honduras, northwestern Nicaragua, and presumably El Salvador, is known as Certhia americana extima, one of 13 recognized subspecies (Hejl et al.