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Alternative name: American Treecreeper.
5-5 3/4" (13-15 cm). Smaller than a sparrow.
Winters in breeding range and south to Gulf Coast and Florida.
About twelve subspecies of Certhia americana are currently recognized:
Deciduous and mixed woodlands.
This species is usually seen creeping up tree trunks, using its long, stiff tail for support
The clutch consists of 6 or 7 white eggs, lightly speckled with brown, in a cup of bark shreds, feathers, sticks, and moss, usually placed against a tree trunk behind a peeling slab of bark.
Call: A high-pitched, lisping tsee.
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