Brown Creeper
(Certhia americana)

    
        
Brown Creeper
© Paul Reeves | Dreamstime
 
Brown Creeper Information

Length:
5 - 5.5"

Habitat: Mature coniferous and mixed forests. Occasionally, deciduous woodlands. Standing dead trees or snags is a habitat requirement. In winter, also found in open woodlands, parks, orchards, and suburban areas.

Diet: Mostly insects and their larvae, spiders and their eggs, and
pseudoscorpions. Insects include ants, stink bugs, beetles, weevils, leaf hoppers, and many others. In winter, adds small amount of seeds to diet.
 
Brown Creeper ID TipsIdentification tips for the Brown Creeper
 
Songs and calls of the Brown Creeper
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Brown Creeper Breeding Map Brown Creeper Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
 
Additional Information:

Brown Creeper
Photo, description, habitat, behavior, diet, nesting, migration status, and conservation status. Includes range map and song. (From BirdWeb)
 
Brown Creeper
Brown Creeper
© Mary Curtis
     
     

 

 


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