Getting his feathers ruffled

Killdeer are birds that frequently nest near water but can nest in fields and lawns. One killdeer family has placed its eggs in the gravel at a local church. The male killdeer ruffles his feathers as he protects eggs hidden beneath him. Photo by Tyler Hale

Getting his feathers ruffled: Killdeer are birds that frequently nest near water but can nest in fields and lawns. One killdeer family has placed its eggs in the gravel at a local church. The male killdeer ruffles his feathers as he protects eggs hidden beneath him. Photo by Tyler Hale