wall creeper


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wall creeper

n
(Animals) a pink-and-grey woodpecker-like songbird, Tichodroma muraria, of Eurasian mountain regions: family Sittidae (nuthatches)
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wall′ creep`er


n.
a gray and crimson Eurasian bird, Tichodroma muraria, of the nuthatch family, that inhabits cliffs in mountainous areas.
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Noun1.wall creeper - crimson-and-grey songbird that inhabits town walls and mountain cliffs of southern Eurasia and northern Africawall creeper - crimson-and-grey songbird that inhabits town walls and mountain cliffs of southern Eurasia and northern Africa
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
genus Tichodroma, Tichodroma - wall creepers; in some classifications placed in family Sittidae
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The wall creeper is a rare non migratory bird, which lives in canyons with vertical cliffs at an altitude of 2800-3500 meters.
Don't be so busy looking for the tiger that you miss out on the wide variety of bird species -Jim Corbett National Park is home to over 500species of birds such as brown dipper, wall creepers, white-capped water redstarts, gray-headed fish-eagle, plumbous and many species of wagtails.