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Dipper - North Fork, Teanaway River

These dippers are interesting little birds, it floored me the first time I saw one swim past me in a river. You can see their characteristic "dipping" in this video.

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Dipper

Cinclus mexicanus, Water Ouzel

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dipper

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Cinclidae

Genus: Cinclus

 

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Uploaded on July 27, 2008