European Dipper
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Colouring Black upper, brown head, white chest
Voice Sharp, hard, abrupt also rich warbling
Feeds on Caddis-fly, larvae and small fish
Flight Low and Fast
Nesting Ground
Social Solitary
European Dipper
European Dipper
Also Known As ..
White-throated Dipper
Page Last Updated 15/01/2018 20:31:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Passeriformes
Family Cinclidae
Species Cinclus cinclus
Category Dippers
StdName European Dipper
Vital Statistics
Length 15 to 18 cms
Weight 55 to 75 gms
Wingspan 25 to 30 cms
Lifespan 1 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - European Dipper (Species=Cinclus cinclus / Standard Name=European Dipper)