This species displaces the Himalayan tree-creeper in the Eastern Himalayas.
Only once have I seen that other cosmopolitan, the tree-creeper, in the garden.
The only member of this family common about our hill stations is the Himalayan tree-creeper (Certhia himalayana).
Still, the brown patch on the wing of the tree-creeper is conspicuous as it flies.
The missel-thrush, nuthatch, and tree-creeper breed here, and the jay is common and tame; I have seen as many as six together.
Another home-staying bird of the hedgerows, or rather of the hedgerow timber, is the tree-creeper.
Another little bird which, during the winter, associates with the tit-mice, is the tree-creeper.