Anne Elliott's photos with the Charadrius vociferus

Killdeer nest

Killdeer nest
ALBERTA EMERGENCY ALERT, 27 May 2018:

calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/emergency-alert-issued-...

"An emergency alert has been issued for the Municipal District of Foothills due to a large wildfire in Kananaskis Country.

The alert issued by the distri…
Added on May 28, 2018

Killdeer / Charadrius vociferus

Killdeer / Charadrius vociferus
This Killdeer was seen on 25 August 2017, when I at last did a long-overdue drive east of the city. This is my least favourite direction in which to drive from the city and I have to say it stresses me out so much. Once I reach the back roads, I can rel…
Added on August 30, 2017

Killdeer / Charadrius vociferus

Killdeer / Charadrius vociferus
Friends and I were lucky enough to see two Killdeer nests two days ago, on 17 June 2017, when five of us went east of the city for the day, to visit our friend, Shirley, at her seasonal trailer.

"A shorebird you can see without going to the beach, Kill…
Added on June 19, 2017

Killdeer 'nest' and eggs - a telemacro shot

Killdeer 'nest' and eggs - a telemacro shot
Friends and I were lucky enough to see two Killdeer nests two days ago, on 17 June 2017, when five of us went east of the city for the day, to visit our friend, Shirley, at her seasonal trailer. One nest only had one egg in it so far, and the other had f…
Added on June 19, 2017

Killdeer

Killdeer
Taken along one of the backroads SW of Calgary on 15 June 2013.

"The adults have a brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with two black bands. The rump is tawny orange. The face and cap are brown with a white forehead. The eyering orang…
Added on July 15, 2013

Killdeer

Killdeer
Saw this Killdeer on the trip down south to the Coaldale Bird of Prey Centre a few days ago. The bright red ring around the eye is so beautiful!
Added on May 22, 2009