wallcreeper

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Related to Tichodroma muraria: Tichodromadidae

wall·creep·er

 (wôl′krē′pər)
n.
A long-billed crimson and gray bird (Tichodroma muraria) of mountainous regions of Eurasia and Africa, that feeds on insects on rocky cliffs.
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The bird species, identified for the first time in the study area by Curzon (1854), have also been reported by Kumerloeve (1969), (1984), Ayvaz (1990), (1991), (1993), Adizel (1993), (1998), Baskaya (1994), Akyildiz (2002) and Durmus (2002): Acrocephalus melanopogon, Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, Anser fabalis, Aquila clanga, Cercotichas galactotes, Charadrius leschenaultii, Corvus corone pallescens, Dendrocopos medius, Falco biarmicus, Ficedula semitorquata, Hieraaetus fasciatus, Larus armenicus, Larus cachinnans, Monticola solitarius, Porzana parva, Porzana pusilla, Prunella collaris, Prunella modularis, Serinus pusillus, Streptopelia senegalensis, Sylvia hortensis, Tichodroma muraria, Trochiloides nitidus and Vanellus spinosus.