Tag: Cinclus cinclus

Plumage temperatures of Dippers Cinclus cinclus on the roost and in the hand: implications for handling small passerines

White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) Science Article 1 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 deg C. Plumage temperature was close to, and directly related to, the temperature of the birds’ surroundings, but significantly […]

Biometric differences among the Dipper Cinclus cinclus populations ofSpain

White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) Science Article 4 abstract The length of the tarsus and wing, and the weight of the Dipper were measured in four mountain ranges inSpain (Cantabrian Mountains, western Pyrenees, the Central Mountains and Sierra Nevada). Francisco CAMPOS et al, ACTA ORNITHOLOGICA Vol. 40 (2005) No. 2 Download article download full text (pdf)


White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) Science Article 3 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 combined with laboratory estimates of metabolic costs D. M. BRYANT et al, […]

White Throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)

Passeriformes Cinclidae White-Throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) [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 Physical charateristics White-throated Dipper is a short-tailed bird. Head, nape and upper back are reddish-brown. […]