Long time residents of Black Diamond, Judy and I love our community and the unique natural beauty and colorful history we have here. Join us in learning more about our history, local wildlife, must do hikes, conservation areas to explore and the opportunities and challenges faced by our community. Craig Goodwin

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12/21/2012

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Joe

Craig, I believe this is an American Dipper. If you watched him closely when he blinked you would see a white circle around his eye.

Davidw

I believe that bridge abutment may be part of the Milwaukee Road's line to Enumclaw.

Craig

Dipper it is.

Craig

Thanks David. From some of my old maps it looks you are correct.

Simon

The American dippers are another sign of a healthy river/stream. We get them in our yard too, they have a lower eyelid that they close when they walk under water getting their food. They have a great distinctive call.

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