Showing Flying and Landing Skills

At the beginning of last summer I watched how Killdeer was pirouetting in front of me showing his flying and landing skills and then making himself handsome and clean.    

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Two

The pair of Killdeers found a nice spot to enjoy early morning at Bear River. They will stay there for a while and soon they will be gone.    

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A Bird with a Loud Call

For a while I didn’t understand why this bird has such an odd name Killdeer. Right now I know that this name was given to it because of its call that is very loud and piercing kill-dee. I even tried to imitate it but wasn’t very successful.   Killdeer has the white fluffy feathers on […]

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Killdeer

This is my third time taking pictures of a bird from my car. What amazes me that birds don’t perceive a car as a threat. They are absolutely oblivious to your car and you. Killdeer was so calm, so relaxed letting me take as many pictures as I wanted. The difficult part was to find […]

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