Sichuan Treecreeper Certhia tianquanensis


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Martens, J.; Eck, S.; Sun, Y. H. 2002. Certhia tianquanensis Li, a treecreeper with relict distribution in Sichuan, China. Journal für Ornithologie 143: 440-456.

Martens, J.; Eck, S.; Sun, Y. H. 2003. On the discovery of a new treecreeper in China - Certhia tianquanensis Li. Oriental Bird Club Bulletin 37: 65-70.

Rheindt, F.E. 2004. Notes on the range and ecology of Sichuan Treecreeper Certhia tianquanensis. Forktail 20: 141-142.

Yue-Hua Sun; Ying-Xin Jiang; Martens, J.; Zhong-Lin Bi. 2009. Notes on the breeding biology of the Sichuan Treecreeper (Certhia tianquanensis). Journal of Ornithology 150: 925-929.

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Certhia tianquanensis. Downloaded from on 31/05/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 31/05/2020.