American Dipper A Small River Bird.

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The American Dipper a bird found in the western United States along rivers and streams. This little bird hunts for its food by clinging to rocks on a rivers bottom looking for aquatic insects if you watch the fast water or the rocks along the fast water you will get a glimpse of the little bird and how it interacts with the stream.
Another way to identify this bird is by the way it stands and walks before diving underwater as it stands it is always bouncing up and down like a little nervous chi


American Dipper 3866 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). American Dipper it walks underwater looking for aquatic insects to eat.


American Dipper 3873 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). American Dipper walks underwater looking for aquatic insects to eat.


American Dipper 0116 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). An American Dipper stands and watches the river from a snow bank.


American Dipper 0120 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). An American Dipper rests on an old log on the side of the river.


American Dipper 0129 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). An American Dipper rests on a broken tree branch in the middle of the river.


American Dipper 6293 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). American Dipper walks on the bottom of rivers and streams by holding on the rocks on the bottom.


American Dipper 6301 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). An American Dipper with an insect larva it has caught.


American Dipper 7064 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). You can find the American Dipper in most rivers and streams in the western United States.


American Dipper 7800 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). The American Dipper is in the river all the time hunting aquatic insects.


American Dipper 7807 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). The American Dipper is in the river with another underwater catch.


American Dipper 9203 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). Just out of the stream this American Dipper decides to rest for a little bit.


American Dipper 9206 ( Cinclus mexicanus ). An American Dipper takes a moment to survey the river before it starts to dive for aquatic insects.

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