killdeer definition

  • noun:
    • a brand new World plover (Charadrius vociferus) which have an exceptional loud cry and two black rings across its breast.
    • A North United states plover (Charadrius vociferus) with an exceptional cry and territorial behavior that includes feigning injury to distract interlopers from the nest.
    • US plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry

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