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Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Description:

The killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) is a large plover found in the Americas. It was described and given its current scientific name in 1758 by Carl Linnaeus in the 10th edition of his Systema Naturae. There are three subspecies. The killdeer's common name comes from its often-heard call.

Habitat:

Florida wetlands


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James McNair
Spotted by
James McNair

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.58, Long: -80.99

Spotted on Dec 25, 2018
Submitted on Jan 1, 2019

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