White-throated Dipper

White-throated Dipper


Literature White-Throated Dipper
[order] Passeriformes |

White-Throated Dipper determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Cinclidae | [latin] Cinclus cinclus | [UK] White-Throated Dipper | [FR] Cincle plongeur | [DE] Wasseramsel | [ES] Mirlo Acuático de Garganta Blanca | [IT] Merlo acquaiolo | [NL] Waterspreeuw

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Cinclus cinclus przewalskii
  2. Cinclus cinclus cashmeriensis
  3. Cinclus cinclus baicalensis
  4. Cinclus cinclus leucogaster
  5. Cinclus cinclus persicus
  6. Cinclus cinclus caucasicus
  7. Cinclus cinclus uralensis
  8. Cinclus cinclus rufiventris
  9. Cinclus cinclus minor
  10. Cinclus cinclus olympicus
  11. Cinclus cinclus aquaticus
  12. Cinclus cinclus cinclus
  13. Cinclus cinclus gularis
  14. Cinclus cinclus hibernicus
  15. Cinclus cinclus EU widespread, also nw Africa


Plumage temperatures of Dippers Cinclus cinclus on the roost and in the hand: implications for handling small passerines
Author(s): John Davenport, John O’Halloran and Pat Smiddy
Abstract: The outer breast plumage temperature of Dippers Cinclus cinclus roosting beneath river bridges was measured using an infra red thermometer over the environmental temperature range -0.8 to +10.9°C. Plumage temperature was close to, and directly relate..[more]..
Source: Ringing & Migration (2004) 22, 65-69
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Feather lice (Mallophaga) of the Irish Dipper Cinclus cinclus hibernicus
Author(s): U. Doyle, A.C. Crook, P. Smiddy and J. O’Halloran
Abstract: Forty Dippers Cinclus cinclus hibernicus were caught and deloused in southwest Ireland in 2003. Two species of lice (Mallophaga) were recorded; Philopterus cincli and Myrsidea franciscoloi. Both these species are known ectoparasites of the Dipper, ye..[more]..
Source: Ringing & Migration (2005) 22, 133-137
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Author(s): D. M. BRYANT et al
Abstract: We measured daily energy expenditure (DEE) of free-living Dippers (Cinclus cinclus) during winter, using the doubly-labelled water (DLW) technique. DEE was estimated as 206 kJd-1 by this method, compared to 194 kJd-l using time-activity budgets combi..[more]..
Source: The Condor 87:177-186
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Biometric differences among the Dipper Cinclus cinclus populations of

Author(s): Francisco CAMPOS et al
Abstract: The length of the tarsus and wing, and the weight of the Dipper were measured in four mountain ranges in
Spain (Cantabrian Mountains, western Pyrenees, the Central Mountains and Sierra Nevada)…[more]..
Source: ACTA ORNITHOLOGICA Vol. 40 (2005) No. 2
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All of Cinclidae

  1. White-throated Dipper
  2. Cinclus cinclus
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