Shorebirds - Ryan Taylor


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Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Oakes Quarry, Fairborn, Ohio

I can only assume this Killdeer is exhibiting the "false nest" brooding behavior by laying down in a secluded spot. These quirky little birds will even feign death as well as a broken wing to ward off predators.

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