{"id":6613120745658,"title":"White-throated Dipper - Cinclus cinclus","handle":"white-throated-dipper-cinclus-cinclus","description":"\u003cp\u003eDippers are so-called because of their bobbing or dipping movements. They are unique among passerines for their ability to dive and swim underwater.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ciframe title=\"YouTube video player\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/jl23ZXoh2JQ\" allowfullscreen=\"\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" width=\"480\" height=\"270\" frameborder=\"0\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe genus Cinclus was introduced by the German naturalist Moritz Balthasar Borkhausen in 1797 with the white-throated dipper (Cinclus cinclus) as the type species. The name cinclus is from the Ancient Greek word kinklos that was used to describe small tail-wagging birds that resided near water. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe White-throated or European dipper inhabits the banks of fast-moving upland rivers with cold, clear waters, though, outside the breeding season, they may visit lake shores and sea coasts.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUnlike many water birds, dippers are generally similar in form to many terrestrial birds (for example they do not have webbed feet), but they do have some morphological and physiological adaptations to their aquatic habits. Their wings are relatively short but strongly muscled, enabling them to be used as flippers underwater. They have dense plumage with a large preen gland for waterproofing their feathers. Relatively long legs and sharp claws enable them to hold on to rocks in swift water. Their eyes have well-developed focus muscles that can change the curvature of the lens to enhance underwater vision. 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They are unique among passerines for their ability to dive and swim underwater.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ciframe title=\"YouTube video player\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/jl23ZXoh2JQ\" allowfullscreen=\"\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" width=\"480\" height=\"270\" frameborder=\"0\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe genus Cinclus was introduced by the German naturalist Moritz Balthasar Borkhausen in 1797 with the white-throated dipper (Cinclus cinclus) as the type species. The name cinclus is from the Ancient Greek word kinklos that was used to describe small tail-wagging birds that resided near water. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe White-throated or European dipper inhabits the banks of fast-moving upland rivers with cold, clear waters, though, outside the breeding season, they may visit lake shores and sea coasts.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUnlike many water birds, dippers are generally similar in form to many terrestrial birds (for example they do not have webbed feet), but they do have some morphological and physiological adaptations to their aquatic habits. Their wings are relatively short but strongly muscled, enabling them to be used as flippers underwater. They have dense plumage with a large preen gland for waterproofing their feathers. Relatively long legs and sharp claws enable them to hold on to rocks in swift water. Their eyes have well-developed focus muscles that can change the curvature of the lens to enhance underwater vision. 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Some available in more than one size - see each bird for more information. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSize: Life-sized. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1221\/7730\/files\/birds_fixing_240x240.jpg?v=1604834354\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAll are designed to fix to fences, posts, or trees unless otherwise indicated. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBlackbird Large = 186mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBlackbird Small = 68mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eChaffinch (Male) = 95mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCurlew = 260mm high: Mild steel to rust (336mm incl. ground fixing)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDipper = 144mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eGreat Tit = 133mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eKingfisher  = 160mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLong-tailed Tit = 140mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePartridge = 185mm high (256mm incl. ground fixing)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRed Kite = 297mm high: Bronze powder coating (includes magnet for wall or fence fixing)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRobin = 100mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSong Thrush = 158mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSparrow Large = 136mm high - Designed for hanging \u0026amp; mobiles\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSparrow Small = 68mm high - Designed for hanging \u0026amp; mobiles\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSwallow = 200mm high - (includes magnet for wall or fence fixing)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWagtail = 162mm long\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWoodpecker = 210mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWren = 64mm high\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMaterial: Unless otherwise specified all are zinc-coated mild steel, powder coated in Dark Grey for indoor and outdoor use. \u003c\/p\u003e"}
White-throated Dipper - Cinclus cinclus

White-throated Dipper - Cinclus cinclus

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Dippers are so-called because of their bobbing or dipping movements. They are unique among passerines for their ability to dive and swim underwater. The genus Cinclus was introduced by the German naturalist Moritz Balthasar Borkhausen in 1797 with the white-throated dipper (Cinclus cinclus) as the type species. The name cinclus is from the Anc...


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