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Brown Creeper
(Certhia americana)

    
        
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,
Brown Creeper
© Mary Curtis 
leaf hoppers, and many others. In winter, adds small amount of seeds to diet.
 
Brown Creeper ID TipsIdentification tips for 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:
 
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.
 
     
     

 

 


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