What is brown scoop?

What is brown scoop?


a small tubular diving bird without webbed feet, small North American diving duck that feeds along fast flowing currents and the bottom; males have bushy head plumage A scoop with a long-handled cup


The brown scoop (Cinclus pallasii), alternatively known by the names Pallas's scoop, Asian scoop, or Asiatic scoop, is a mountain scoop found in the mountains of southern and central Asia. aquatic songbird. At 22 cm (8.7 in) and 87 grams (3.1 oz), they are the largest tippers. Not often seen, this species is found at mid and low altitudes where mountain streams flow.

Passerine Cinclidae Cinclidae is a general term for birds or one of them. Birds in this family are 15-20 cm long, with a short neck and tail, thick body, but long and strong legs. The plumage is dark brown or dark brown and white and is the same color for both sexes. Living alone in the Tanigawa River in the mountains, it is the only bird in the Passerine adapted to diving for food. One species is distributed in Europe, Asia, North America and South America.

Brown scoop Cinclus pallasi has a total length of about 20 cm, its entire body is dark brown, and its name derives from where it lives in Tanigawa. It flies low, straight and fast along the stream, screaming, while living in one area all year round. Most of the food is taken from the water, but some walk on the stones of the mountain stream to eat. There is no net, but with its strong legs it walks along the bottom of the stream, picking up the larvae of aquatic insects from between the stones, jumping into the water, flapping its wings and diving into the water and catching small fish. beak. Males that mate in the fall, from early spring onwards Qi, Qi, Joy, Joy, etc. Sings intricately. From February to June, the mosses are used to build large spherical nests behind waterfalls, in the shade of rocks in the river or on the shore, and under bridges, laying 4 to 5 eggs per litter. It is distributed in East Asia east of the Himalayas, and in Japan as a tome island from Hokkaido to Kyushu. Muna Giro River glass C.cinclus in Europe, C. mexicanus from Alaska to Panama, United States river glass C. leucocephalus white moth Shirakawa glass in South America.
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