What is this bird? Thanks

by Steve
(Indianapolis, IN)


Found in a field in Indianapolis, IN.



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Great photo! You can see four spotted eggs. That is a Killdeer. And that is the sound it makes; kill-dee!

Do you have a telescopic lens? If not, I'm amazed she let you that close to her nest. Often the killdeer will feign injury to lead you away from the nest.
Good birding!
Susan

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