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White-throated Dipper

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wpeA58.jpg (24831 bytes) Alternate name
Cinclus cinclus Scientific name 
Passeriformes. Order
Cinclidae Family   
17 cm                Length
Rivers and small streams Habitat
3-6 eggs Nests usualy within a few feet of water. Clutch
Aquatic Invertebrates which it catches by running under water. Food
Disturbed unfledged birds will take to the water. Habits
6238 World Number

Least Concern 


view photos Photo November 29, 2007 by macronyx   by  all rights reserved

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Video by tedacuen all rights reserved

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White-throated Dipper Call and Song
(Cinclus cinclus)
Patrik ?erg XC29880
14-02-2009, Swede

Melro de ?ua

White-throated Dipper Song and call (end)
(Cinclus cinclus)
Patrik ?erg XC29601
07-02-2009, Sweden

 White-throated Dipper Call
(Cinclus cinclus)
Patrik ?erg XC29879
14-02-2009, Sweden

If we need a reason to keep our rivers and streams clean, this bird is it.

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