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Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Notes:

Last picture if of the mother trying to act like she is injured. She does this so predators will come after her instead of her off spring. While she was doing that the male, in the third picture, was calling for them.

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24 Comments

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 9 years ago

Thanks, I thought so too!

ConorSheaWing
ConorSheaWing 9 years ago

So cute!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 9 years ago

Thanks!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 9 years ago

Cute fluffy chick and what a team work!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 10 years ago

Thanks!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 10 years ago

Great series!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 10 years ago

Thanks!

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 10 years ago

Great shots and interesting info!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 10 years ago

Thanks!

Dunia Ya Uzuri
Dunia Ya Uzuri 10 years ago

Amazing!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 10 years ago

Thanks! I thought they were very cute and fluffy!

Anne Marie McCaffrey
Anne Marie McCaffrey 10 years ago

The baby is so cute! That first photo is particularly beautiful.

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 10 years ago

Thanks, Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things 10 years ago

Adorable series!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 10 years ago

Thanks to you all!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

Really wonderful series!

KatCuff
KatCuff 10 years ago

Beautiful!!! Nicely done!

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

wonderful series!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Grate shots!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 10 years ago

fantastic spotting,super cute:)perfect photos,congratulations Courtney

auntnance123
auntnance123 10 years ago

How perfectly lovely!

patty
patty 10 years ago

This is lovely =) Ceci la hija de PattyC

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 10 years ago

Thanks, Goody! No it's not! It surprised me I was able to get that close.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 10 years ago

Wonderful series! It's not easy to get close to the chicks. These are super images.

courtneyhitson
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courtneyhitson

Fitzgerald, Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2012
Submitted on May 3, 2012

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