Black-bellied Dipper  Cinclus cinclus

Three Locks - March 1991

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The Dipper of the continental sub-species and known as "Black-bellied Dipper" was first around 1st March by local fishermen along the R ouzel and after much searching was found at Stapleford Mill near Three Locks on 6th March, where it stayed until 13th.  There are only fourteen Dipper records for the county.

Photos courtesy of Mike Wallen

Any more photographs of this individual would be gratefully received.

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