Beautiful Mama Killdeer
I was far enough back not to disturb her but a man walking a barking dog coming up the road alarmed her. I took this shot as she hopped up off the nest. This is heavily cropped, I was not actually that close.
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferous)
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