Animals + Wildlife Treecreeper on bird feeder
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Copyright: Birdwatch Ireland
Image Size: 1066 x 800    Uploaded on: 02/12/2008
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A Treecreeper on a bird feeder photographed by Jerry Cassidy .The Treecreeper is small, very active, bird that lives in trees. It has a long, slender, downcurved bill. It is speckly brown above and mainly white below. They leave their breeding territories in autumn but most range no further than 20 km. They can be seen on tree trunks in suitable woodland. They measure from 12 - 18 cm in length and have a thin high-pitched call. They can be seen all year round and they feed on spiders, insects and some seeds in winter.

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