Killdeer

killdeerFriends, this little bird is the Killdeer, who builds a nest on the ground.  If you venture near, the bird will put on an act looking like he has a broken wing and will try to lead you away from the nest.  Here he stands in a puddle in Crex, no doubt looking for a nesting spot.  Leaving South Dakota behind today and going to North Dakota. til Tomorrow MJ

 

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About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on May 19, 2013, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. lovely shot! why is this bird called ‘Killdeer’?

  2. Lovely capture, thanks for sharing 🙂

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