Monthly Archives: February 2015

HUNTING DIPPERS

Originally posted on Towheeblog:
Our Ashland Park & Rec birding field trip happened to arrive at the Lithia Park Dipper nest site at exactly the right time this morning.  Both of the mated Dippers were present, and hunting.  Not for…

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Dipper Note 02.23.15

Mary Janet submitted 2 data forms for observations of 2 dippers: two birds at Bridge 3 calling to each other and foraging, and another bird at Bridge 6 foraging. Thank you to Mary Janet for trying out the new observation … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 02.25.14

Kathy writes: I was just at Lithia Park taking a walk along the creek around 10:30 am.  Stopped at BlueBird Park and saw nothing.  Walked to Bridge #3 and saw one dipper on a rock below the bridge.  It soon … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 02.24.15

“Nest building has begun” B. writes: Last Saturday, Feb 21, John C. called me to say he had just seen a pair of dippers bringing nesting material to the nest site under the bridge in Bluebird Park. I checked on … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 02.17.15

I visited Bridge 3 today in the park. I found a pair of dippers and watched a bit of courtship display. The male singing and flying to a rock on which the female stood and she greeted him with a … Continue reading

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