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Treecreeper

Certhia familiaris

Description:

The treecreeper is small, very active, insectivorous songbird that lives in trees, and often seen crawling trees like a mouse. It reaches about 12 cm in length, almost 1/3 of it is tail. Both European treecreepers look alike, and the easiest way to distinguish them is by song - Treecreeper is speckled-brown above and mainly white bellow; it has a long, slender and curved bill and white supercilium.

Habitat:

Common but discreet resident of Eurasian temperate woodlands, prefers those with coniferous elements. Here seen on edges of such forest, edges giving to mountain pastures in French so-called Pre-Alps.


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Fillière, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.00, Long: 6.27

Spotted on Aug 25, 2018
Submitted on Sep 27, 2018

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