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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Killdeer
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Killdeer
-Charadrius vociferus Linnaeus


The double black band across breast and the cinnamon-buffy rump and upper tail coverts are unmistable (other "ringed" plovers have only one breast band and are smaller and shorter-tailed). Its ringing kill-dee, rapidly and frequently repeated, is a common summer voice of upland fields in most of southern Canada west of the Maritimes.

 


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