Posted on 7 Comments

The Dipper, Water Colley or Water Ousel

Dipper

Originally posted on March 9, 2019 @ 2:47 pm


‘Peep Peep’ - a black and white bird rounds a bend in the river and alights, bobbing and winking, on a rock midstream - a Water Ousel, Colley or Dipper - typically a bird of fast tumbling mountain and moorland streams and lakes. But I knew it best on a little lowland brook - the Cam - meandering through a pastoral landscape near Bath ...

Continue reading The Dipper, Water Colley or Water Ousel