Brown Treecreeper Climacteris picumnus
Brown Treecreeper, Mildura, Victoria, Australia, March 2006 - click for larger image Australia
March 2006

The Brown Treecreeper is distributed in east Australia from Queensland to Victoria and eastern South Australia. It is found in open eucalypt forest and red river gums beside rivers and lakes.

Brown Treecreeper, Mildura, Victoria, Australia, March 2006 - click for larger image They hunt for insects, mainly ants, by probing cracks and holes in trees and behind bark as well as foraging on the ground.

It is a grey-brown colour with a greyer head, a buffy eyebrow and a dark line through the eye. The breast is pale browny-grey with black-edged, buffy tear-drops on the lower breast and belly. Undertail coverts are white with black bars.

Brown Treecreeper, Mildura, Victoria, Australia, March 2006 - click for larger image
Brown Treecreeper, Deniliquin, NSW, Australia, March 2006 - click for larger image
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