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Gallery - Dipper

[RSPB amber conservation status][More information about Dipper][dper4]Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)

A uniquely adapted bird which depends on fast flowing upland rivers. It feeds on aquatic insects and their larvae which it catches by swimming or diving.It feeds while submereged and regularly walks on river beds. Builds a domed nest in a natural or man made cavity.



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