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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...

Hodgsons Treecreeper
2008-10-18 12:57:32

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,...

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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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