Species cindus ductus

stout hut

White-throated Dipper streamlined

I his species lives and nests on fast-running streams, especially in hill country. It walks and even swims underwater in its search for prey, which consists of insect larvae and crustaceans. The name is derived from its frequent "bobbing" movements.

• NEST Large and spherical with a side entrance, built over running water, and made of moss, grass, and leaves. stiff tail

• DISTRIBUTION Mainly mountainous and hilly regions of Eurasia and N.W. Africa.

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