Daily Archives: December 15, 2016

Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: The Mysterious Brown Creeper


Although the title sounds like a 1930s horror movie, the Brown Creeper is one of the most charming little birds you might never see unless you look really hard.

The very first Brown Creeper I ever saw was many years ago in Teterboro woods. While taking a fall stroll out of the corner of my eye I saw what I thought was a brown leaf falling to the ground. But as I took a closer look the leaf, what turned out to be a tiny brown bird started to walk up the tree head first.

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