Definition of wallcreeper in English:


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  • A Eurasian songbird related to the nuthatches, having mainly grey plumage with broad bright red wings, and living among rocks in mountainous country.
    • Tichodroma muraria, family Sittidae (or Tichodromadidae)
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    • 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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