Killdeer eggs in the wood chips

Killdeer eggs in the wood chips

Playground dilemma! Can you see the Killdeer eggs in the wood chips? The mother bird is sitting on her eggs in the other picture-both are great examples of camouflage. This is right next to a favorite playground structure. The black chairs are a barrier to prevent the nest from being stepped on. The mother bird tries to steer us away from her nest by chirping and faking a broken wing. The name Killdeer comes from her call, which sounds like kill-deer, kill-deer…

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