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Dipper Note 02.01.19

This afternoon I walked the creek from the park offices on Pioneer to above the Granite St. reservoir. I found a pair just upstream from Bridge 2.¬† A few short singing bouts were heard but mostly they were foraging close … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 01.09.19

Yesterday, 01.09, I saw and heard two dippers in Bear Creek. One was in the vicinity of Ashland Pond and the other was another half mile downstream. The downstream bird flew upstream and sang while I was in the area. … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 01.05.19

The annual Lithia Dipper Walk led by Bob Q. was held¬† with 14 participants. Two American Dippers were found near the park offices and they moved up stream as the walk progressed. Early courtship behavior was observed. Thanks to Bob … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 06.22.18

Peter and Linda report that the Bridge 3 nestlings have fledged. They watched the adult male feed one of the fledglings near the nest a few times in a 45 minute period. There were no nest visits and no sounds … Continue reading

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Dipper Note 06.19.18

Peter notes: …an hour at Bridge 3 and saw both the male and female make several trips to the nest with food. The male removed a fecal sack on one visit.

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