Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Cinclidae (Dippers)  
Genus: Cinclus (1 species, 5 worldwide)

Genus Cinclus, Dippers, and found only in fast moving mountain streams where they hop along rocks looking for insects or other small animals.

White-capped Dipper
White-capped Dipper (Cinclus leucocephalus leuconotus)
Parque Ecol√≥gico El Salado, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note white belly, except in Santa Marta where it is dark grey, and in Peru and Bolivia where it is black.
In action.

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Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Cuba