brown creeper

noun

Definition of brown creeper

: tree creeper sense 1a especially : a small North American tree creeper (Certhia familiaris americana) that climbs up the trunks of trees supporting itself by the stiff pointed tail feathers as well as by its feet

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“Brown creeper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20creeper. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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