Alberta snapshot: American dipper.

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“Come on in, the water’s fine!”

It always amazes me to see American dippers hunt in freezing water – and it’s even more amazing to think that during our crazy cold winters, there are tasty tidbits in there to feed on!

(Photo taken by R. Normandeau in January 2018, Beaver Flats, Kananaskis Country).

What birds are currently making their appearance in your area?  (Feel free to link to photos/posts on your blog or social media if you wish!).

17 thoughts on “Alberta snapshot: American dipper.

  1. We have been getting a lot of magpies, some pale blue/grey robins, a number of birds going into certain bushes (can’t see them enough to know what type though), and some geese.

  2. It is amazing how much cold some creatures can stand, but I suppose they have evolved to withstand frigid temperatures.

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