Unmistakable by it's red eye ring and black rings around the face and breast, this killdeer kept trying to get my attention on Bokeelia, Florida - an island on the southwest coast. This is typical behavior when trying to lure potential threats away from it's hidden nest that it builds on the ground.
- Rich Leighton
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- Shorebirds, Plovers, Oystercatchers, Stilts and Avocets