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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Brown Creeper, Black-and-white Warbler, Cape May Warbler, and Bay-breasted Warbler); if that were the case, however, our estimates of flocking propensity should have been greater instead of lower because high-pitched species would likely be more detectable in flock surveys (visual) than during point counts (largely auditory).
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 walk is guided by August Jackson and native species that can be seen include kinglets, chickadees, nuthatches and possibly the brown creeper.
There's a brown creeper right at that `Keep Oregon Green' sign,' ' he said, motioning toward a nearby tree.
yellow-bellied sapsucker, black-capped chickadee, brown creeper, winter wren, golden-crowned kinglet, and ruby-crowned kinglet).
The Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) is an insectivorous bark gleaner, distributed from North America to Mexico, and through mountainous areas of Guatemala and Honduras to northwest Nicaragua (Hejl et al.
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).
Other nearby areas draw shorebirds and waterbirds like grebes, duck and coots, as well as other interesting species such as Brown Creeper, Nuthatch, Winter Wren, Sapsuckers and owls.
For example, there remain inconsistencies in applying unique English names for each New Zealand bird species because of overlap with existing English names of birds from other biogeographic regions; to illustrate, the Brown Creeper (Pipipi) (Finschia [Mohoua] novaeseelandiae) of New Zealand is phylogenetically distinct from the Brown Treecreeper (Climacteris picumnus) of nearby Australia and the Brown Creeper of North America (Certhia americana).