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Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla
2009-07-15 14:23:59

The Short-toed Treecreeper, (Certhia brachydactyla), is a small bird found mainly in warmer regions of North Africa and Europe. This bird belongs to the largest order of perching songbirds, which includes more than half of all bird species. They encompass a massive range with a huge population estimated at approximately between 4-14 million birds. As one of a group of four very similar...

Brown Creeper
2008-10-18 12:59:04

The Brown Creeper (Certhia americana), also known as the American Tree Creeper, is a songbird found in North America. It is the only American member of treecreepers in the family Certhiidae. Its breeding habitat is mature forest in Canada, Alaska and the northeastern and western United States. There are mostly permanent residents within their range, but some northern birds migrate south to the...

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.