Treecreeper

This resident bird is small and brown with a white belly. Its curved bill is perfect for getting insects out of the crevices of trees. It will land low down on a tree and work its way up the tree in a spiral pattern. It nests in the crevices of trees and holes on dead branches where it makes a nest of moss and spiders’ webs. It can be found all through the woods and golf course where it prefers the deep crevices of oak and pine to find food.

Treecreeper on trees near Swan Lake -17.05.20- Mark Dodd

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