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Illustrator David Sibley and actor H. Jon Benjamin will face off in the bird illustration battle of the century during BirdNote's Year-end Celebration and Auction!
A juvenile American Dipper (adult dippers show a clean dark gray body with black bill). Note the long claws this species uses to grip underwater rocks as it forages for insects and eggs in turbulent mountain streams. Dippers frequently bob their bodies up and down while out of the water (find out why).