Killdeer

It was a beautiful spring day yesterday and I spent a couple of hours at the river enjoying it. There wasn't much bird activity but I did find this one killdeer in the mud flats. Maralee

Killdeer Season

No, not the season to kill deer, but the killdeer (birds) have arrived. The irrigation canals have been drained for the winter and the mud flats have appear along the river.  Killdeer love these mudflats and I find them here every fall. Killdeer are members of the plover family and get their name from their …