Rufous Treecreepers (Climacteris rufus) are found in tall closed forests, open woodlands and mallee scrub in south-western Australia. As their name suggests, they forage for ants and other insects on tree trunks and also on the ground. This male Rufous Treecreeper was videoed in tall, wet Karri (Eucalyptus diversicolor) forest in the Porongurup National Park in southern Western Australia. Treecreepers are also partial to bread – this male was eating a small piece that had fallen from a picnic table.
CitationBob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1614188. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1614188.
Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1614188. Video of Rufous Treecreeper Climacteris rufus at Porongurup National Park, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1614188.
Embed this video← Click inside, copy the code and then paste it into your web page code. Show me the embed as it will appear
© All Rights ReservedThis media published on the Internet Bird Collection is protected by Copyright.
It cannot be reproduced without the express written permission of the author.