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Posted by: atowhee | May 26, 2018

MAY 25: DIPPERS ON KEENE CREEK

This is the first time I have gotten a Dipper-with-food picture where I could clearly identify the prey–it’s a small crawdad, or crayfish if you grew up in a civilized part of the world unlike some of us.dpr-crawdpr3dpr5dpr1dpr flydpr fly2dpr fly3

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  1. […] An afternoon highlight was watching both of the adult dippers carry food to their best beneath the Pacific Crest Trail footbridge across Keene Creek near Little Hyatt Lake.  There I got several pictures of the dippers at work and one that shows a dipper with a small crayfis… […]

  2. Crayfish hunting was one of my favorite boyhood pastimes. Nice to have this activity in common with the dipper.


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