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Brown creeper
Certhia americana

Brown creeper
Brown creeper
Brown creeper

Size: 5.5 inches
Overall Color: brown and white
Occurrence: woods
Diet: insects
Nest: hammock-like cup under bark
Field Identification: tan with brown and white streaks on head, back and tail, white underneath, sharply downcurved bill
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 59 Certhiidae (creepers)
Genus: Certhia
Species: americana

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