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Posted by
Jypyä Pop (Turku, Finland) on 12 February 2014 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Dipper to visit in the winter Halistenkoski river.

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS 1/40 second F/5.8 ISO 200 151 mm

Hello everybody. It is fine that You will see my pictures. I do not know English very well. Therefore, it may be some comments or answers seem strange. I'm trying to learn more. Thank you for your understanding.

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

It seems to be a good time for them with all this water

12 Feb 2014 6:47am

@Doug: It is their larder. This is the only genus of the sparrows, which may dive.

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Beautiful photo of this beautiful bird.

12 Feb 2014 6:57am

@ursulakatariina: Thank you

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Brave bird. Nice capture.:-)

12 Feb 2014 8:54am

@Tomek: Thank you

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Joli jeu du mouvement ...
Il attend les poissons ?... )

12 Feb 2014 8:58am

@tataray: Maybe not the fish. He's going to look for some aquatic creatures for food. It is the only genus sparrow bird that can dive.

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

A little bird fragile against the waves!

12 Feb 2014 8:59am

@Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h: Falling into the water is not it very dangerous. It searches for food by diving.

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Il va prendre un bain...

12 Feb 2014 9:18am

@jpla: Yes, it can go a little veteeen. It then searches for food.

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Belle prise!!!

12 Feb 2014 9:54am

@Martine Libouton: Thank you

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Standing so beautiful and brave there,lovely looking bird..wonderful shot !

12 Feb 2014 10:17am

@Thea: Thank you

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Lovely image, perfect point of the wave breaking.

12 Feb 2014 10:28am

@Ainsley: Thank you

Marie-France from Angers, France

Belle photo, il est mignon cet oiseau, il parait tout gonflé dans ses plumes, ou c'est un jeune, ou il a froid... superbe ! *****

12 Feb 2014 11:46am

@Marie-France: It searches for food by diving into the water at that.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition and tones !

12 Feb 2014 3:18pm

@Mhelene: Thank you

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

The ones I see in Colorado are dark gray without the white chest. Cool little birds.

12 Feb 2014 4:30pm

@B. Thomas: Maybe they are a little different in different parts. This family live in Northern Europe.

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wonderful the river looks like it is full.

12 Feb 2014 4:49pm

@Kate: Thank you

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A cute little ball of feathers. The wave looks threatening to the little character.

12 Feb 2014 5:33pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you. Water is not an alien element to this bird.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Love that puffed up bird!!!! WOnderful view against the water!

12 Feb 2014 5:53pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Oh .... the rolling waves coming over the dipper spools

12 Feb 2014 6:18pm

@Marjolein: Do not worry, he's used to the water.

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Great spot, I have looked many a time for these, yet to see one.

12 Feb 2014 8:28pm

@The Mouse: Here we can see them during the winter. For the summer, they go elsewhere.

Ramu Sangabathula from Jersey City, United States

beautiful bird in the water, lovely take

13 Feb 2014 1:47am

@Ramu Sangabathula: Thank you

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh j'aime les contrastes

13 Feb 2014 3:12pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful little bird and waves. Nicely done. :)

14 Feb 2014 4:58pm

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
1/40 second
ISO 200
151 mm