Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Lapwings and Plovers (Charadriidae)

Code 4

KILL

Code 6

CHAVOC

ITIS

HEAD

Killdeer Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Striped, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Brown bordered in black on the front.
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Brown and white.
  • Throat Color: White and black.
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Killdeer Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 23-27 cm (9-10.5 in)
  • Weight: 93 g (3.28 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Brown with red-brown rump.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Killdeer Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Flies in erratic wavering manner.
  • Wingspan Range: 48-53 cm (19-21 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Brown with black sub terminal band and white tip.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink-brown
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X