brown creeper

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a common creeper in North America with a down-curved bill

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One Brown Creeper at Montecristo National Park, captured on 10 April 2008 and classified as second year, was molting contour feathers and still retained heavily worn juvenile flight feathers; this is consistent with hatching during February 2007.
Eleven species were captured more frequently than expected on Appledore Island (Table 1): Red-eyed Vireo, Brown Creeper (fall, not tested in spring), Veery (fall but not spring), Swainson's Thrush (spring but not fall), Black-throated Blue Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, American Redstart (fall but not spring), Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush, Mourning Warbler (spring but not fall), and Canada Warbler (spring but not fall).
Brown Creeper (interior specialist) and Dark-eyed Junco (edge-interior generalist) were detected more often in the less fragmented landscape; Red-bellied Woodpecker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Phoebe, American Crow, American Robin, European Starling, Song Sparrow, and Common Grackle, all of which are classified as either edge specialists or edge-interior generalists, were observed significantly more often in the more fragmented landscape.
Regular fatalities at commercial buildings include Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Yellowbellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius), Brown Creeper (Certhia americana), thrushes, waxwings, and wood-warblers (Klem 1989, Blem and Willis 1998, O'Connell 2001), whereas at houses they are grosbeaks, chickadees, and woodpeckers (Klem 1989, Dunn 1993).
If his ears are good, he'll hear the high-pitched, soft foraging calls of kinglets and brown creepers looking for spiders and other arthropods under the bark of tree trunks.
Hike with our expert and you can see Hermit Thrushes and Brown Creepers and maybe an early bird or two arriving.
The dozen debating bureaucrats are Forest Service scientists whose expertise runs the gamut from brown creepers and bark beetles to carbon budgets, fire history, arid the reproductive cycles of the golden mantled ground squirrel.
In the distance, he'll hear the emphatic two-syllable blast of a goose hunter's 12-gauge as waterfowl make their first flight of the day, and the soft, high-pitched calls of foraging kinglets and brown creepers, the latter always spiraling up a tree trunk to feed.
Numerous woodpeckers and brown creepers fly in from the woods to pilfer the tree's rich supply of living food.