No.512 Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii

L=22cm

Rank : 3
Resident
Makes its habitat in the upper streams of Asakawa River, Kita-Asakawa and Minami-Asakawa Rivers. Breeding of the species has been reported almost annually, indicating a continued breeding in the area. With a chubby dark chocolate-brown body, the bird swims and walks bottom of the stream, and feeds on water bugs.
Photograph (click to enlarge)

Adult

Swimming