Brown Treecreeper
White-throated Treecreeper
Immature, in shadow
Brown Treecreeper (Climacteris picumnus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Australian Treecreeper (Climacteridae)
Species: Brown Treecreeper (Climacteris picumnus)
This Photo:     Foraging on the ground
Other name: Brown Tree creeper

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
Big feet! Vocal brown birds always inspecting the bark of trees for insects and other food.
Quite an elegant bird, with pretty buff scalloped breast with dark brown edges.
Dark patch through the eye with a pale/buff brow.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 31-Jul-2012
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)