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Egg Shade {Explore'd 3/27/12}

A Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) with four eggs (look in the shadow of the adult). These are medium-sized plovers that ground nest - nests are usually just stones rolled out of the way to form a small depression..

 

Nicer large on black - click "L"

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Taken on March 23, 2012