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Old Jun 6, 2013, 5:25 PM   #1
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Default Water - Dipper

An American Dipper scanning the bottom. Clark Creek, Marblemount WA.


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Old Jun 6, 2013, 9:33 PM   #2
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Neat! The ripples really contrast well with the "headless" bird.
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Old Jun 6, 2013, 10:04 PM   #3
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Not sure about "headless". I can see the eyes and beak. They are camouflaged by the water and the color of the feathers.

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Old Jun 8, 2013, 11:27 PM   #4
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at first blush it looked as if the bird was semi submerged in some oily water it on reflection it appears to be the angle of the shot creating an very unusual effect.
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What a cool shot! Beautiful water and very unusual bird behavior!
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Old Jun 9, 2013, 10:47 PM   #6
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This bird swims in rivers and streams, dives for small insects and salmon eggs. It has regular clawed feet and uses special wing feathers to "fly" under water. A special membrane covers its eyes so it can see under water.
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Very interesting image, well done.
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Interesting effect. Dippers are unique birds. Well done!
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These birds are like the Oregon Ducks in that they are constantly moving.
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