Brown Treecreepers (Climacteris picumnus)

Creepers and Treecreepers

Brown TreecreeperThe Brown Treecreeper (Climacteris picumnus) is the largest Australian treecreeper and an energetic and noisy bird.

It has two recognized subspecies:

  • C. picumnus picumnus and
  • C. picumnus victoriae - found in New South Wales (considered threatened by Australian authorities)

Distribution / Habitat:

The Brown Treecreeper is endemic to eastern Australia.

found in eucalypt forests and woodlands of the Great Dividing Range.


Description:

The Brown Treecreeper's plumage is pale brown to grey-brown, with black streaking on the underparts and black bars on the undertail.

Males and females look alike.

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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