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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...
The Hodgson's Treecreeper (Certhia hodgsoni), is a small passerine bird from the southern rim of the Himalayas. Its habitat is coniferous woodlands, but may over-winter in lower oak/rhododendron woodlands. This bird is about 5 inches in length. It is fairly dull in appearance, streaked brownish above and off-white below. The rump is reddish-brown. The bill is longed and curved. It has long,...
- Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
- Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
- Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
- A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.