Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
A rarely spotted, large wading bird, breeding around Montreal. This species mostly eats insects, foraging in open fields with short vegetation. The species migrates South in autumn.
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Aves > Charadriiformes > Charadriidae
Names in different Languages
|Spanish||Chorlo gritón, Chorlitejo colirrojo|
How to Identify
Upper parts are mostly brown, the head with patches of white and black. Belly and breasts are white.
Where When to Spot
I spotted this species in the wetlands near Technopark. When exploring breeding grounds be careful where you step!
Number of times a species has been observed, identified, and recorded. A species is reported only once per visit to a park.