Killdeer in parking lot!

July 8, 2013 in Nearby Landbirds

What a terrific surprise to first hear, and then to see, a Killdeer in a parking off of Union St. on the north side of the Duck Bridge.  It may have anest nearby so we will keep a sharp lookout for further activity.  They are ground nesting birds that are well known for hiding their nest right out in the open for all to see.  The Killdeer has two very distinct black bands cross the upper breast.