Doing some birding along the lakefront in Milwaukee this morning I came across my FOY Killdeer. Always nice to see these as it seems like winter is behind us. Usually I hear the distinct call from this species before I seeing it, today I saw the bird first. This bird stayed in one small area and did some calling which is typical. A beautiful morning out with temps starting at about 32F, mostly sunny skies with low winds. Images were taken on March 4, 2018.
Binomial name: Charadrius vociferus
Category: Lapwings and Plovers
Size: 10.5” long, 24” wing span
Weight: 3.3 oz