Definition of wallcreeper in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôlˌkrēpər/


A Eurasian songbird related to the nuthatches, having mainly gray plumage with broad bright red wings, and living among rocks in mountainous country.
  • Tichodroma muraria, family Sittidae (or Tichodromadidae).
Example sentences
  • In stark contrast to my failure with umbrellabirds was our success and satisfaction of our session with my most-wanted Eurasian bird, the wallcreeper.
  • Clarke then left on a bird-watching holiday among the Mecklenburg lakes in northern Germany in search, according to aides, of the rock partridge, wallcreeper, middle spotted woodpecker and elusive penduline tit.
  • This site held two wintering wallcreepers but on the two occasions I visited we did not find them.

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Syllabification: wall·creep·er

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