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killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Description:

This little bird was protecting a nest made from pebbles.

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killdeer
Charadrius vociferus Killdeer
evenlake
evenlake 10 years ago
Killdeer
Charadrius vociferous


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2 Comments

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 10 years ago

Great pic! It might be doing a "broken wing" display. I read they do this to lead predators away from their young.

williefromwi
williefromwi 10 years ago

This is a killdeer, ksykng

ksykng
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ksykng

Auburn, Alabama, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2012
Submitted on Jun 25, 2012

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