Story: Small forest birds

Brown creeper pair

Brown creepers (pīpipi) move about in groups in the forest and scrub, calling to each other constantly as they hunt for food. Like yellowheads and whiteheads, they have sweet, melodious calls.

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Photograph by M. F. Soper

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Sound file from Birds of New Zealand. Compact disc. © Viking Sevenseas NZ, 1980 (PO Box 152, Paraparaumu). All rights reserved.

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How to cite this page:

Christina Troup, 'Small forest birds - Whiteheads, yellowheads and brown creepers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/natural-sounds/12496/brown-creeper-pair (accessed 27 June 2019)

Story by Christina Troup, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015