creeper

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Synonyms for creeper

climbing plant

Synonyms for creeper

any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping

a person who crawls or creeps along the ground

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

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Prescott KW (1968) Praying mantis feeds on netted brown creeper. Bird-Banding 39: 59.
Hike with our expert and you can see Hermit Thrushes and Brown Creepers and maybe an early bird or two arriving.
"Brown creepers, golden-crowned kinglets and Mexican chickadees, for instance, are frequent flock associates," says Ficken, "and their high-pitched, buzzy mobbing calls are strikingly similar." Bridled titmice and ruby-crowned kinglets give mobbing calls that are nearly identical.
There are nuthatches, brown creepers, sapsuckers, downy, hairy and occasionally pileated woodpeckers.
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.