brown creeper


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brown creeper

n
(Animals) a small bush bird, Finschia novaeseelandiae, of South Island, New Zealand. Also called: bush canary
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Noun1.brown creeper - a common creeper in North America with a down-curved billbrown creeper - 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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In controls, 5 species made up 74-76% of the Pre--Post territory composition: Hermit/Townsend's Warbler (HT Warbler 32-26%); Golden-crowned Kinglet (GC Kinglet 14-17%); Junco (10-15%); Pacific Wren (P Wren 10-9%); and Brown Creeper (Creeper 8-9%).
Prescott KW (1968) Praying mantis feeds on netted brown creeper. Bird-Banding 39: 59.
I also get excited when I see the Brown Creeper creeping up our trees in the front yard.
The walk is guided by August Jackson and native species that can be seen include kinglets, chickadees, nuthatches and possibly the brown creeper. Meet at the arboretum's visitor center, 34901 Frank Parrish Road, Eugene.
In descending order, these were dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis), pygmy nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea), western bluebird (Sialia mexicana), white-breasted nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis), mountain chickadee (Poecile gambeli), ruby-crowned kinglet (Regulus calendula), Steller's jay (Cyanocitta stelleri), hairy woodpecker (Picoides villosus), and brown creeper (Certhia americana).
A red-tailed hawk carried a snake away in its claws, and I listened to a brown creeper's little lisp and to a pewee's peeah-weee song, as well as to the porcupine chewing on a timber in my barn with a steady rasp like a carpenter's file.