Birdorable Killdeer with Chicks

An adult Killdeer leads two, three or four chicks on a walk in three new Birdorable designs. Killdeers are plovers and this is our totally cute Birdorable version of a parent Killdeer with its baby birds. A great design for moms and dads and bird lovers!

Birdorable Killdeer with Chicks

Killdeer are known and get their name from their ‘broken-wing act’ which they use to distract predators from their nests. This involves the bird walking away from its nesting area holding its wing in a position that simulates an injury and then flapping around on the ground emitting a distress call. The predators then think they have easy prey and are attracted to this seemingly injured bird and away from the nest. If the parent sees that a potential predator is not following them, they will move closer and get louder until they get the attention of the predator.

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Spurwing Plover on May 19, 2022 at 6:51 AM wrote:
I sawa a nest with two eggs in it on someones Driveay they placed a b fence around it to keep the nest dafe Killdeer are good to have around since the eat Grasshoppers and other pest bus

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