Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) are common and widespread in the U.S. Named for its sharp call. Known for "broken wing" display used to lure potential predators away from nests. Makes shallow scrape for nest in barren locations, often in gravel. All images made at Water Ranch in Gilbert, AZ.
Killdeer 031B

KILL 031

Killdeer 041B

KILL 041

Killdeer 096RA-720

KILL 096

Killdeer 195NPN

KILL 195

Killdeer 223NPN

KILL 223

Killdeer 402NPN

KILL 402

Killdeer 673A 720

KILL 673