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Hume's treecreeper

Binomial name: Certhia manipurensis, Allan Octavian Hume, 1881

The Hume's tree-creeper, (Certhia manipurensis) was earlier included within the brown-throated treecreeper complex and identified as a separate species on the basis of their distinctive calls. This species in the treecreeper family is found in Assam, Myanmar, Shan Mountains, Laos and the Dalat Plateau.

This form has a rich cinnamon throat and breast with support for their status coming from nd molecular evidence and calls.

The name commemorates the British naturalist Allan Octavian Hume who worked in India.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Certhiidae
Genus
Certhia
Species
Certhia manipurensis

Common names

  • English: Manipur treecreeper

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Hume's treecreeper, Certhia manipurensis in Thailand

Range map of Certhia manipurensis in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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