Utah Bird Profile
American Dipper - Cinclus mexicanus

Name roots: (E.  probably from dipping motion when standing and maybe also, dipping into the water)  
Gr. kinklos, "a bird, maybe Water Ousel")

In Utah:
UCB Article by Merrill Webb
Article by Landon Jones
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a cliff or in a bridge at a height of 0+ feet, in a oven nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: riparian bottom gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mountain riparian and lowland riparian  habitats.

by Terry Saddler

Other Photos - ID / Song

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