a small brown weevil who was cleaning its antennae
Continuing 12/4/2013. New Photos added.
feeding and diving off of West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz County, California, US
Lousy photo. With the lateness of the day and the tree canopy I had no chance of a quality photo of my lifer American Dipper. But I still tried! It was still fun to watch is washing leaves in the creek (why, I don't know) for 5-10 minutes.
IDed to species @ BugGuide.net.