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Eurasian Treecreeper Certhia familiaris daurica  
Eurasian Treecreeper
Photographer : © Michelle and Peter Wong
Location :Hokkaido, Japan
Date : 10 March 2018
English synonyms:Treecreeper, European Treecreeper, Brown Creeper, Northern Treecreeper, Little Brown Creeper, Common Creeper, Common Treecreeper, Eurasian Tree-Creeper
Bird Family :Certhiini - Treecreepers
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :The forms hodgsoni of N Pakistan to Kashmir & Ladakh, mandelli of the Northwestern, Central and Eastern Himalaya and khamensis of N Burma, SW & W China (SE & E Xizang, N Yunnan, W & C Sichuan) are now together regarded as a separate species under the name Hodgson's Treecreeper Certhia hodgsoni.

The remaining subspecies of Certhia familiaris found in the Oriental Region are:
tianschanica Southern and Eastern Tien Shan to Hami area in Eastern Xinjiang
bianchii E & NE Qinghai to Central Gansu and S Shaanxi (Northern and Central Cjina)
daurica Southern Siberia (Urals to Sakhalin), NE China, Southern Kuril Islands, Hokkaido (Northern Japan)
japonica Honshu and Shikoku (Japan)
Tietze, Dieter Thomas; Martens, Jochen & Sun, Yue-Hua (2006): Molecular phylogeny of treecreepers (Certhia) detects hidden diversity. Ibis 148(3): 477-488

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