Dippers

OPB | Feb. 1, 1995 7:30 p.m.

The only truly aquatic song bird, the American dipper or water ouzel lives near fast-moving streams in the Pacific Northwest. An expert explains how they use their wings to manoever underwater and some of their other unusual adaptations.

First Broadcast: 1995
Producer: Jeff Douglas
Videographer: Todd Sonflieth

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