American Dipper Identification
American Dipper Photos and Videos
- Stocky, medium-sized bird.
- Gray all over.
- Large head; short neck.
- Long legs.
- Short tail.
- Thin, dark bill.
- White eyelids obvious when it blinks.
- Constantly bobs body up and down.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult, but with faint pale barring on underside.
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.5-7.9 in (14-20 cm)
- Weight: 1.5-2.4 oz (43-67 g)
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