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The Killdeer is a medium-sized plover.

The adults have a brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with two black bands. The rump is tawny orange. The face and cap are brown with a white forehead. The eyering orange-red. The chicks are patterned almost identically to the adults, and are precocial — able to move around immediately after hatching. The Killdeer frequently uses a "broken wing act" to distract predators from the nest. It is named onomatopoeically after its.. more

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Pamswildimages
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Uploaded Dec 13, 2015. Captured May 20, 2010 02:53 in 201 3 Ave W, Prince Rupert, BC V8J, Canada.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • f/7.1
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO400
  • 135mm