Year of 2017

White-throated dipper on River Lathkill in Derbyshire, England

A hike through Lathkill Dale in Peak District National Park should always include a stop at the Tufa Dam on the River Lathkill. There’s a good chance you’ll see a white-throated dipper standing in or near the water, bending and bobbing and finally making a move to catch a meal—maybe a beetle, small fish, or amphibian.

The white-throated dipper, also known as the European dipper or just dipper, is an aquatic passerine bird found in Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. The species is divided into several subspecies, based primarily on colour differences, particularly of the pectoral band. The white-throated dipper is Norway’s national bird.
Scientific name: Cinclus cinclus
Biological classification: Species
Belongs to: Dipper

Cincius cinclus Range