French: Grimpereau discolore German: Sikkimbaumläufer Spanish: Agateador gorjipardo
Other common names:
Brown-throated Treecreeper (when treated as conspecific with C. manipurensis)
E Himalayas in Nepal E to NE India (E to E Arunachal Pradesh, also S of R Brahmaputra in Nagaland and W Manipur); also S Xizang (Chumbi and Tsangpo Valleys), in SW China. Rare in E Uttarakhand (India)#R.
14 cm; 8–12·5 g. In fresh plumage (from Sept onwards), feathers from forehead to mantle are cinnamon-brown with paler buff shafts and dark brown fringes (neat... read more
Song a monotonous, fast rattle lasting 1–2 seconds, of simple, full “chi” notes... read more
Mature broadleaf forest, both deciduous and evergreen, especially mossy oak (Quercus)... read more
Food and feeding
Food insects and spiders (Araneae). Foraging behaviour typical of the genus, creeping jerkily on moss-laden and lichen-covered trunks and... read more
Season probably Mar–May in Himalayas. No other information.
Resident, but some altitudinal movements and perhaps also some dispersal in winter. Records from N... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common in Himalayas, becoming more abundant in E. In NE India, old unconfirmed records from Meghalaya (Khasi Hills) and S Assam (Cachar Hills... read more
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