Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Dippers :: American Dipper
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus
Described by: Swainson (1827)
Alternate common name(s): North American Dipper, Mexican Dipper, Water Ouzel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAlaska s. through w. North America to Panama;
Fragmented distribution in s. part of its range;
(1) Aleutians (Unalaska Is. and Unimak Is.), w. and ne. Alaska through w. Canada (nc. Yukon, n. British Columbia, sw. Alberta) and the w. United States (nw. Montana and sw. South Dakota s. to s. California, s. Nevada, nc. and se. Arizona, s. New Mexico).
(2) N. and c. Mexico.
(3) S. Mexico (e. Chiapas) , sw. Guatemala, ne. and se. Honduras to nw. Nicaragua
(4) S. Mexico.
(5) Costa Rica and w. Panama (Chiriqui and Veraguas).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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