Blane Klemek: Although rare, the American dipper is at home on Superior’s North Shore
Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie once wrote of a species of songbird that I’ve yet to observe. She writes somewhat humorously about the curious little bird, describing the bird and its habitat in a way that makes me smile. She wrote in her descriptive, short poem, “The Dipper” . . .
“It was winter, near freezing,
I’d walk through a forest of firs
when I saw issue out of the waterfall
a solitary bird.
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