Asian dipper, brown dipper (Cinclus pallasii)
Brown Dipper (Cinclus pallasii pallasii Temminck, 1820 ), in Mie prefecture, Japan.
日本語: 渓流の岩に留まるカワガラス（河烏、学名：Cinclus pallasii pallasii Temminck, 1820 ）
English: Brown Dipper (Cinclus pallasii pallasii Temminck, 1820 ), in Mie prefecture, Japan.
Date 19 October 2013, 13:42:38
Author Alpsdake https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Alpsdake
The brown dipper (Cinclus pallasii), alternatively known by the common names Pallas's dipper, Asian dipper or the Asiatic dipper, is an aquatic songbird found in the mountains of southern and central Asia. At 22 cm and 87 grams, it is the largest of the dippers. This species, which is not often seen, is found at medium to low elevations where mountain streams flow. Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cinclidae, Species: Cinclus pallasii Temminck, 1820.