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Dipper at the Hermitage

Observed: 14th July 2009 By: purplerabbitspurplerabbits’s reputation in Birdspurplerabbits’s reputation in Birdspurplerabbits’s reputation in Birds
Hermitage dipper
Description:

We get a fair few of these up here, but it's the first I've seen in this wee stream

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Very nice. It can be

Very nice.

It can be surprisingly easy to photograph them too as they can become quite trusting and get use to people.

On the other hand its a case where you need to observe the birds carefully to make sure you are not stressing them when taking pictures, for example they may be returning to the same rock because their nest is nearby.