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Killdeer
(Charadrius vociferus)

   
        
Killdeer
Photo © Don DesJardin
 
Killdeer Information

Length: 9 - 11"

Habitat: Open habitat with some short grass - such as pastures, meadows, plowed fields, golf courses, lawns; shorelines, mudflats, coastal estuaries.


Diet
: Mostly insects such as grasshoppers, beetles, and caterpillars; spiders, earthworms, centipedes, crayfish, some weed seeds.
 
Killdeer ID TipsIdentification tips for the Killdeer
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Killdeer Breeding Map Killdeer Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)      
 
Additional Information:

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)
Photo of Killdeer, description, distribution, reproduction, ecology, behavior, vocalization. From Aquatic Environments.
 
 
 
 
     
   

 

 


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