Killdeers arrive


The Killdeer is a shorebird with the longest (temporary) stay in these latitudes. It is common here from (perhaps) March to September. I saw my first ones on the second of April. Indeed, there were five of them, but never close enough to appear together in a picture. 

The Killdeer is a shorebird with a red eye ring.

It has two black bands on its head and two on its breast.

And has long wings.


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2 Responses to Killdeers arrive

  1. Margo Saunders says:

    Thank you for Killdeer ID101…I will now know who is running along the beach!

  2. Pamella Wik says:

    A remarkably obliging bird, Alistair, to assume the perfect pose for each of your physical descriptions. So well done.

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