To protect their nests Killdeer will try to draw any prey away from the eggs by skuawking, carrying on, running away from the nest and acting like they are wounded.
|Killdeer guarding nest|
|Killdeer broken wing routine|
|Killdeer parents drawing attention away from the nest|
|Killdeer on nest next to protective rock|
|Killdeer eggs blending very well in the gravel|
|Killdeer wanting us to follow and stay away from those precious eggs!|