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Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Habitat:

Fields and shorelines.

Notes:

Our most familiar plover, Killdeers may be found almost anywhere. They are common in parking lots where commuters in the evening are often greeted by their plaintive kil-dee call. They prefer to build their nests on gravel. Rural drives are common sites. Killdeers are famous for their ability to feign a wing injury in order to lure predators away from a nest.


2 Species ID Suggestions

Killdeer
(Charadrius vociferus) Killdeer
Aaron_G
Aaron_G 7 years ago
Killdeer
Charadrius vociferus Killdeer


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2 Comments

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 7 years ago

Beautiful series

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Nice.

SusanEllison
Spotted by
SusanEllison

Houston, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.76, Long: -95.37

Spotted on Feb 27, 2012
Submitted on Feb 27, 2012

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