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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The walk is guided by August Jackson and native species that can be seen include kinglets, chickadees, nuthatches and possibly the brown creeper.
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).
There's a brown creeper right at that `Keep Oregon Green' sign,' ' he said, motioning toward a nearby tree.