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Treecreeper, Short-toed
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Certhia brachydactyla
Africa, Albania, Asia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Isles, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Europe, France, Germany, Global, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Middle East, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Africa, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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Short-toed Treecreeper is one of a group of four very similar Holarctic treecreepers, including the closely related North American Brown Creepers,[ 2] and has five subspecies differing in appearance and song. Like other treecreepers, Short-toed is inconspicuously plumaged brown above and whitish below, and has a curved bill and stiff tail feathers. It is a resident in woodlands throughout its range, and nests in tree crevices or behind bark flakes, laying about six eggs. This common, unwary, but inconspicuous species feeds mainly on insects which are picked from the tree trunk as the treecreeper ascends with short hops. ...
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