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  Red-browed Treecreeper (Climacteris erythrops)





Red-browed Treecreeper | Climacteris erythrops photo
Red-browed treecreeper, New England National Park, NSW

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BIRD FACTS

Description
The Red-browed Treecreeper has grey back and wings with broad brown area in middle of back. The head is grey with reddish brown stripe around the eye. The underside is dark heavily streaked with paler grey. The female has some reddish colouring on upper chest. Juveniles do not have red eye stripe and have no streaking on chest and bely.

Size
15 cm

Habitat
wet eucalypt forest, dry eucalypt forest

Food
insects and other invertebrates found on trees and logs

Breeding
The nest is made of bark, grass and lined with soft material such as fur, and is built in hollow of tree trunk or branch.

Range
The Red-browed Treecreeper is found in south east Queensland, eastern New South Wales and eastern Victoria

distribution map showing range of Climacteris erythrops in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Climacteridae
Genus:Climacteris
Species:erythrops
Common Name:Red-browed Treecreeper

Relatives in same Genus
  White-browed Treecreeper (C. affinis)
  Brown Treecreeper (C. picumnus)