Fine Art Images from the American Southwest

Killdeer, San Luis Valley, Lake, Colorado

Killdeer bird, along a lake shore in the San Luis Valley, southern Colorado. These long legged, little critters weave their way along the edge of the lake, chattering incessantly as they go. They’ll lead me in a direction away from the nest and it’s offspring. Here’s more info on these little guys. Thanks for looking. G

Killdeer, along a lake shore in the San Luis Valley, Colorado

2 thoughts on “Killdeer, San Luis Valley, Lake, Colorado”

  1. Wow, ungulate display, puts itself at risk to save the nest from bison. They also stay on the nest during a hail storm to protect the eggs. Another plover, the Mountain Plover, is far less common. The little town of Karval, CO has a festival around the Mountain Plover…mark your calendar for third weekend of April.


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