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15

Red-browed Treecreeper

(Climacteris erythrops)
Alternate name(s): "Red-eyebrowed Treecreeper"; misnomer: "Woodpecker*"
Size: 13.5-16 cm
Weight: 20-30 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Red-browed Treecreeper at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Lateral view of a male Red-browed Treecreeper (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Near Evans Lookout, Blackheath, NSW, September 2017]

Lateral view of a male Red-browed Treecreeper (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Near Evans Lookout, Blackheath, NSW, September 2017]

Near-dorsal view of a male Red-browed Treecreeper (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Barrington Tops NP, NSW, December 2019]

FEMALE

Lateral view of a female Red-browed Treecreeper; note the rufous patch on the upper breast
[Bald Rock NP, NSW, May 2014]

Lateral view of a female Red-browed Treecreeper (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Ensay North, East Gippsland, VIC, April 2013]

Lateral view of a female Red-browed Treecreeper
[Bald Rock NP, NSW, May 2014]

Female(?) Red-browed Treecreeper hanging from a branch
[Bald Rock NP, NSW, May 2014]

Dorsal view of a female Red-browed Treecreeper; note the dark eye patch (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Near Armidale, NSW, February 2013]

Dorsal view of a Red-browed Treecreeper on the ground (photo courtesy of C. Hayne)
[Gara Gorge, Oxley Wild Rivers NP, NSW, September 2013]

Food, Diet

Lateral view of a female Red-browed Treecreeper with its prey, a small insect (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Doctors Flat Road, Ensay, East Gippsland, VIC, March 2014]

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