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White-throated Treecreeper | by Greg Miles
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White-throated Treecreeper

The nearest that we have to a Woodpecker in Australia. Note her large feet with long toes with sharp claws which enables them to creep up the smoothest of tree trunks. This one is a female and she may be trying to find the borer caterpillar that has eaten a track up this tree trunk.

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Taken on December 27, 2008