creeping up a tree trunk (Poland; 2012-05-29)

Short-toed Treecreeper
Certhia brachydactyla

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: a Eurasian treecreeper that is very similar to and difficult to distinguish from the Brown Creeper in the field; creeps up tree trunks in broadleaf woodlands, parks, and gardens; no sexual dimorphism.

well-camouflaged like tree bark (Poland; 2012-05-29)

decurved bill for probing under the bark (Poland; 2012-05-29)

light eye stripe; brown streaked all over (Poland; 2012-05-29)