Killdeer

Killdeer

Summary:

Literature Killdeer
[order] Charadriiformes | [family]

Killdeer determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Charadrius vociferus | [UK] Killdeer | [FR] Pluvier kildir | [DE] Keilschwanz-Regenpfeifer | [ES] Chorlitejo Culirrojo | [IT] Corriere americano | [NL] Killdeerplevier


Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Charadrius vociferus peruvianus Peru, nw Chile
  2. Charadrius vociferus ternominatus Bahamas, Greater Antilles
  3. Charadrius vociferus vociferus Canada, USA, Mexico
  4. Charadrius vociferus NA, LA Alaska and c Canada to Peru

Literature

Title
ENERGY EXPENDITURE IN REPRODUCTIVE EFFORT OF MALE AND FEMALE KILLDEER (CHARADRIUS VOCIFERUS)
Author(s): DIANNE H. BRUNTON
Abstract: The reproductive investment strategies of the sexes during the breeding season are detailed for Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus), a monogamous plover. I measured the energy investments of the sexes in reproductive, mating, and parental effort. As pred..[more]..
Source: The Auk 105: 553-56
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Title
EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE ATTEMPTS TO FEED KILLDEER CHICKS
Author(s): ABBY N. POWELL
Abstract: In July 1988, a wild Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens) was observed attempting to feed two captive Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) chicks throughout one day. The Killdeer were in an open air pen close to a forest edge. This was an unusual adoption..[more]..
Source: J. Field Ornithol., 61(2):214-216
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Title
Diet of nesting Killdeer in North Dakota
Author(s): JEANNE M. FAIR, PATRICIA L. KENNEDY, AND LOWELL C. MCEWEN
Abstract: Killdeer (Charadrius vociferous) is one of the most widespread of all North American shorebirds and, unlike other shorebirds, tolerates a wide variety of open inland habitats in addition to the shores of coastal and inland water…[more]..
Source: Wilson Bull., 107(l), 1995, pp. 174-178
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Title
Nest fate and vegetation characteristics for Snowy Plover and Killdeer in Colorado, USA
Author(s): Mabee, T .J.& Estelle, V .B.
Abstract: We quantified vegetation characteristics at nest sites of Snowy Plovers (Charadrius alexandrinus) and Killdeers (C. vociferus) in south-eastern Colorado during 1995 to assess
interspecific differences in nesting habitat and determine whether habitat..[more]..
Source: INTERNATIONAL WADER STUDY GROUP BULLETIN 93
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Title
Incidental Kill of Dunlin and Killdeer by Strychnine
Author(s): Nils Wamock and Steven E. Schwarzbach
Abstract: Strychnine poisoning of 36 dunlin (Calidris alpina) and two killdeer (Charadrius
vociferus) in Yolo County, California (USA) was documented from 1 1 to 17 December 1990. Birds were found dead on a field containing treated wheat seeds (337 zg strychn..[more]..
Source: Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 31(4), 1995, pp. 566-569
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Title
SPACE USE OF KILLDEER AT A GREAT BASIN BREEDING AREA
Author(s): JONATHAN H. PLISSNER et al.
Abstract: Wetland conservation efforts require knowledge of space use by a diversity of waterbirds. However,determining space use of animals requires intensive monitoring of individual organisms. Often, activity patternsduring much of the annual cycle are negl..[more]..
Source: JOURNAL OF WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT 64(2):421-429
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All of Charadriidae

  1. American Golden Plover
  2. Pluvialis dominica
  1. Dotterel
  2. Charadrius morinellus
  1. Golden-Plover
  2. Pluvialis apricaria
  1. Grey Plover
  2. Pluvialis squatarola
  1. Kentish Plover
  2. Charadrius alexandrinus
  1. Killdeer
  2. Charadrius vociferus
  1. Little Ringed Plover
  2. Charadrius dubius
  1. Northern Lapwing
  2. Vanellus vanellus
  1. Pacific Golden Plover
  2. Pluvialis fulva
  1. Ringed Plover
  2. Charadrius hiaticula
  1. Semipalmated Plover
  2. Charadrius semipalmatus
  1. Sociable Lapwing
  2. Vanellus gregarius
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