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Brown Creeper - (Certhia americana) 



  • Small, slim songbird
  • Mottled brown above, white below
  • White stripe above eye
  • Slender curved beak
  • Long tail
  • 5.5" (14 cm.)


  • Deciduous forest, residential areas

Additional Information

  • Fairly common migrant, fairly common
         summer and winter resident
  • Well-camouflaged
  • Hitches its way up a tree in a spiral
         around the trunk
  • Builds nest behind loose bark on dead trees

Close up of a brown creeper on a tree trunk

Brown Creeper climbing up the tree trunk 


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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