Up Close & Personal … The Brown Creeper

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“Can you see me now?”

The brown creeper’s coloring helps them blend into their surroundings,
which is why they can be challenging to spot.

They creep upwards around tree trunks searching for insects in moss and bark crevices.

Look at the beautiful plumage!

Last week I spotted one singing up in a tree!
Being out in nature has really been a sanity saver for me over the past year.
Do you have a favorite place or activity to recharge?

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My passions in life are vegetarian cooking, gardening, photography, writing, good books, traveling and nature. Thanks for stopping by, Sabine

8 thoughts on “Up Close & Personal … The Brown Creeper”

  1. What great camouflage. You have a great eye to be able to spot this little fellow. To answer your question, I have been trying to stay sane by walking in the park across the street but with the snow, I don’t trust my arthritic ankles to keep me upright. I do walk the neighborhood and that helps. But I have also been getting to know the individual squirrels that play in the trees outside my writing room window. I love watching the scurry and have taken to naming them. Oh, I also have made a lot of soup this winter. Great post.

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    • I hear you on slippery surfaces, LuAnne! We’re lucky to not have a whole lot of wintry weather around here. Squirrels do have individual personalities. We get several visiting the yard and each one has his/her own style. I watch mine from the kitchen window. Soup is good! I make some kind of soup most weeks. Thanks for always reading and commenting! Stay safe and sane! 😉


  2. I had to really hone in on this bird Sabine to find him – this is amazing how he blends into the bark, but his little white spots at the back of his head gave him away … for me anyway. I’ve not seen one of these birds before. Once again, right place and right time for you to see still another nature lovely!

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      • I just went on Cornell and listened to the Brown Creeper – what a beautiful sound it makes, so sweet. The spots on the back of the head was like “connect the dots” but it blended in with the tree perfectly.

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