Wednesday, 21 April 2010


The stream running through Blanchland area, where this one was spotted, provides perfect conditions for the Dipper.
Fast flowing, clean water, boulder strewn is just as they like it. The Dipper's prey consisting mainly of invertebrates such as the nymphs or larvae of mayflies, blackflies, stoneflies and caddisflies.

and never far away in these surroundings, the Pied Wagtail