The White-throated Treecreeper is a dark grey brown bird. The top of the head, neck and upper back are brown, the wings are grey. The underside is whitish, sides of the breast are brown with bold white streaks. The adult female has small reddish brown spot below the ear. The subspecies (spp minor) from north Queensland has darker underside with streaking on chest and belly, and whitish area on throat and upper chest.
Wet eucalypt forest, rainforest
The nest is a cup shape made of moss, hair, feathers, fur built in a tree hollow. The female lays two or three creamy white eggs, spotted with reddish brown or purplish brown.
found in south east Queensland, eastern New South Wales, Victoria, south east South Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||White-throated Treecreeper|