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dipping duck 1 1 6 Asia; there is also an Asiatic species, the brown dipper (C.
pallasii), found from the Himalayas to China, Korea, and Japan. Dippers are
plump, stub-tailed birds, about 18 cm (7 inches) long, with thrushlike bills and
See also action potential. endangered species, any species of plant or animal
that is threatened with extinction. A number of agencies, both international and
national, work to maintain lists of endangered species, to protect and preserve ...
551,873. falcon, any of nearly 60 species of hawks of the family Falconidae (
order Falconiformes), diurnal birds of prey characterized by long, pointed wings
and swift, powerful flight. The name is applied in a restricted sense, as true
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