[CT Birds] Brown Creeper?
ctredbird2 at comcast.net
Thu Nov 29 16:22:53 EST 2012
Joe, yes it is a Brown Creeper. And not a bad shot of a bird that is somewhat challenging to photograph.
FYI, in my travels recently I have been focused on adding Red-breasted Nuthatches to various town lists, as there are quite a few of them around right now. Brown Creepers often occur in similar habitats, as well as other less evergreen-rich places, often traveling in loose flocks with chickadees and their friends. I have found creepers to be around in pretty good numbers as well. Learning their call note, which is an emphatic high-pitched single note, is mighty helpful in locating them. Beware confusion with Golden-crowned Kinglets, which have a similar call, often given in triples -- but sometimes given singly. Sometimes you just gotta see the bird.
----- Original Message -----
From: Joe Gaylor <fjgaylorphotography at gmail.com>
To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
Sent: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 21:03:16 -0000 (UTC)
Subject: [CT Birds] Brown Creeper?
Another first time yard bird in Avon. Pretty sure it's a brown creeper.
Also a tiny Cooper's on my patio this morning.
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