A Killdeer is a wading plover. They can be seen running quickly while making loud calls. They will do this because they are shy birds or to distract predators from their nesting sights. We have some ponds close to where I live and there are about six that I have spotted so far this summer.… Read More WADING PLOVER


Killdeer are wading plovers, common in water areas throughout North America. They can be found in the northern parts during the summer, in the southern parts year round, around open areas like sandbars, mudflats, and grazed fields. They are shy and known to run away quickly, eventually flying away. They will also do this to… Read More KILLDEER