American Dipper at Goldstream Provincial Park BC

American Dipper bobbed up and down in the shadows of this swiftly-flowing creek just north of the bridge. 17 September 2018.


VIDEO: Very active Dipper swims and feeds at Goldstream Provincial Park


It hunted larvae and other invertebrate prey by diving, swimming under water, flipping leaves and checking under small rocks. Ron Pittaway and I saw a dipper here in the same spot 20 years ago in 1998. This is one of my favourite birds. 17 September 2018.