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American Dipper

Cinclus mexicanus

Description:

American Dipper on the river bank inside a canyon. American Dippers live almost solely on rushing, unpolluted waters and can be found in mountain, coastal, or even desert streams of the West. Dippers forage in streams with rocky bottoms, and they use streams with overhanging banks for cover and nesting locations. American Dippers don't migrate south, though they may move to larger, unfrozen rivers in winter or follow insect hatches in spring or summer.

Habitat:

In a river shore.

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2 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Xiaoxuan for the ID

XXD17
XXD17 6 years ago

American dipper

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Utah, USA

Spotted on Jul 14, 2013
Submitted on May 3, 2014

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