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Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus Linnaeus, 1758

Description:

Small shorebird that is known for its broken wing fake out. Males and females looks the same and take care of the nest and babies. Nest on the ground by adjusting rocks and using camouflage of eggs to hide the nest.

Habitat:

Roads and rocky areas. Sometimes in grass too.

Notes:

This bird was in process of building its nest there were no eggs has of yet.

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dane.a.hep
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dane.a.hep

Idaho, USA

Spotted on Apr 29, 2015
Submitted on May 1, 2015

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