Name: Treecreeper

Scientific name: Certhia familiaris

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 50

What are nature stars?

About: A slim, tit-sized bird, about 13cm long with a long pointed tail and a fine, downwards curved bill. Treecreepers are mottled grey above and pale below. Treecreepers climb up tree trunks, feeding on insects and spiders that they find in crevices in the bark. They're residents in the UK!

How to identify: Unmistakeable

Where: Widespread

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 40
  • Agility: 70
  • Rarity: 30
  • Cute factor: 70
  • Traveller: 30

Fantastic fact: The closely-related Short-toed Treecreeper is found in the Channel Islands.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc

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