Stood for an hour watching Dipper chicks fledge.They led their mum a right dance, while dad continued to feed the remaining chicks in the nest The pictures tell their story better than I could.
Now stay there until I get some food
Is that my brother over there
Should I wait for mum
Hold on Bro, I'm coming
Hello BroWhere's that boy gone, I told him to waitOver here mum, over here
Absolutely brilliant - a great set of images.
Wow Judi Brillant set of photos, fantastic detail
Fantastic set of images - well jealous here where an adult Dipper would do, never mind kiddies!!!
Oh these are lovely photos and love the story too :-)
Absolutely fantastic photos, I'm so jealous! Very interesting to see that they're happy to leap into the water immediately on fledging :)
Oh wow Judi, they are wonderful. What a brilliant way to spend an hour or two.
Caroline in Jersey
Fantastic ! I've seen Dippers but never their babies. Well done.
That is brilliant Judi.
What a wonderful sight to see Judi, very well captured.And how cute are those babies.
I'm another one who's jealous.
Add me to the jealous list too! These are fantastic, Judi - must've been lovely to watch.
Here's another who very jealous Judi. Wonderful series of pictures and a great story too.
Aren't those little ones gorgeous? Fantastic shots Judi! I love them.
Just gorgeous Judi - I've never seen dippers. That must have been such a fascinating hour for you.
Thank you all so much for your lovely feedback. That's 3 firsts this year, the Short Eared Owls, The Kingfishers and now the Dippers. Isn't nature wonderful.