Monthly Archives: March 2015

Dipper Note 03.22.15

Peter and Linda report seeing both birds below the Main St. bridge this morning and a single bird beneath the Bridge 3 nest. Other bird was presumably incubating inside nest. Earlier in the week they had checked the Granite St. … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 03.18.15

I checked the dippers at Bridge 3 late this afternoon. I believe they are now incubating eggs. When I arrived I heard a rattle call and walked to the bridge and saw the smaller,darker bird  (presumed female) on a rock … Continue reading

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Dipper Notes 03.08.15

…checked on the dipper’s nest building progress today at Bridge 3 and Main St. Bridge. At Bridge 3 I saw both dippers below the bridge. The female who is the notably darker and smaller bird was sitting on a rock … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 03.02.15

 this happened yesterday (March 2) between 4:40 and 4:45 pm, at bridge 3. Mary Janet writes: “When I arrived the male was sitting calmly on one of the mid-stream rocks under the bridge, preening. Soon the female  came bursting out … Continue reading

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Dipper Notes 03.01.15

Met at Bluebird Park this morning and watched two dippers working on nest. They were using the nest box that is attached to a pipe under the bridge instead of the drainpipe hole they had used in the past. We … Continue reading

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