The Brown Creeper's ranges from southern Alaska, Canada and most of United States. It crawls up tree trunks searching out insect eggs and it moves up the tree in a spiraling movement.
- Feeds on a variety of insects, especially insect eggs and pupae hidden in tree bark; also other beetles, caterpillars, ants and many others. East some seeds, and will feed on suet or peanut butter.
- Usual net site is behind a large strip of back stull attached to the tree. Nest is a shallow half-cup, closely fitting the available space behind the bark slab.
- 5-6, whitish, dotted with reddish brown. Incubation by the female takes about 14-17 days.
- Both parents feed the nestlings with most by the female. Young leave the nest about 13-16 days after hatching.