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Brown Creeper

Certhia americana Bonaparte, 1838

The Brown Creeper (Certhia americana), also known as the American Tree Creeper, is a small songbird, the only North American member of the treecreeper family Certhiidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Certhiidae
Genus:
  Certhia

Scientific:
  Certhia americana

Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1838

Reference:
  Geogr.Comp.ListBirdsEur.N.Am. p.11

Protonym:
  Certhia americana

Avibase ID:
  BAC33609C5F48A91

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BAC33609

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178803

Geographic range:

  • Certhia americana americana: N Saskatchewan to Newfoundland and ne US; winters to Mexico
  • Certhia americana nigrescens: Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina
  • Certhia americana occidentalis: Coastal se Alaska to central California (south to Marin County)
  • Certhia americana phillipsi: resident in Coast Ranges of central California (San Mateo County s to San Luis Obispo County)
  • Certhia americana alascensis: S-central Alaska; winters to Arizona and New Mexico
  • Certhia americana stewarti: Queen Charlotte Islands (British Columbia)
  • Certhia americana zelotes: S Oregon through Cascades and Coast ranges to s California
  • Certhia americana [montana or leucosticta]: British Columbia to Cascades, Dakotas, s Arizona and w Texas
  • Certhia americana idahoensis: N Idaho and nw Montana to central Alberta; winters to Arizona
  • Certhia americana albescens: Mountains of se Arizona, sw New Mexico and nw Mexico
  • Certhia americana [alticola, jaliscensis or guerrerensis]: Mountains of s Mexico
  • Certhia americana pernigra: Mountains of extreme s Mexico (Chiapas) and n Guatemala
  • Certhia americana extima: Mountains of e Guatemala, Honduras and nw Nicaragua
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English:
Brown Creeper
Czech:
šoupálek americký
German:
Andenbaumläufer
Danish:
Amerikansk Træløber
Spanish:
Agateador Americano
Finnish:
amerikanpuukiipijä
French:
Grimpereau brun
Icelandic:
Trjáfeti
Italian:
Rampichino americano
Japanese:
amerikakibashiri
Japanese:
アメリカキバシリ
Dutch:
Amerikaanse Boomkruiper
Norwegian:
Amerikatrekryper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Amerikatrekrypar
Polish:
pelzacz amerykanski
Portuguese:
Trepadeira-americana
Russian:
Американская пищуха
Slovak:
kôrovník lesný
Swedish:
amerikansk trädkrypare
Ukrainian:
Підкоришник американський
Chinese:
美洲旋木雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grimpereau brun ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grimpereau brun ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
American Treecreeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
American Tree-Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
American Tree-Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Brown Creeper ( Certhia americana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Certhia americana [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Certhia americana [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Certhia [familiaris, hodgsoni, tianquanensis or americana] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: raspinell americà
Czech: Šoupálek americký
Danish: Amerikansk Træløber
German: Amerikabaumläufer, Andenbaumläufer
English: American Creeper, American Treecreeper, American Tree-Creeper, Brown Creeper, Brown Creeper/American Treecreeper, Brown Treecreeper, California Creeper, Mexican Creeper, Nevada Creeper, Rocky Mountain Creeper, Sierra Creeper, Southern Creeper, Tawny Creeper, Western Creeper
English (India): American Treecreeper
English (IOC): Brown Creeper
English (New Zealand): American Brown Creeper
Spanish: Agateador Americano, Cortecerito, Trepador Americano, Trepadorcito Americano, Trepadorcito café
Spanish (Spain): Agateador americano
Spanish (HBW): Brown Creeper
Spanish (Honduras): Trepadorcito café
Spanish (Mexico): Cortecerito, Trepador Americano, Trepadorcito Americano
Spanish (Nicaragua): Agateador Americano
Estonian: ameerika porr
Finnish: Amerikanpuukiipijä
French: Grimpereau brun, Grimpereau d'Amérique
Croatian: Američki puzavac
Hungarian: amerikai fakúsz
Icelandic: Trjáfeti
Italian: Rampichino americano
Japanese: amerikakibashiri
Japanese: アメリカキバシリ
Scientific: Certhia americana, Certhia americana americana
Lithuanian: Amerikinis liputis
Latvian: brūnā mizložņa
Dutch: Amerikaanse Boomkruiper
Norwegian Nynorsk: Amerikatrekrypar
Norwegian: Amerikatrekryper
Polish: pelzacz amerykanski, pełzacz amerykański
Portuguese: Trepadeira-americana
Russian: Американская пищуха
Slovak: kôrovník lesný
Serbian: Američki puzić
Swedish: Amerikansk trädkrypare
Ukrainian: Підкоришник американський
Chinese: 美洲旋木雀
Chinese (Traditional): 美洲旋木雀

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