TITLE

Killdeer

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Killdeer, a bird named for its shrill, piercing cry, �Killdee! Killdee!� The mature bird is about 10 inches (25 cm) long. It is brown above and white below, with two black bands across its breast. Killdeers are found in meadows and other open areas from Alaska to Chile. They eat insects. Killdeers nest in depressions in the ground. The female typically lays four eggs and both parents care for the young.
ACCESSION #
37309629

 

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