© Dorann Weber


Uploaded: June 07, 2008


This is a momma Killdeer bird who laid her eggs on a grassy area next to my son's play area in his school yard. To protect her, the school officials surrounded her nest and 3 eggs with traffic cones. She has become sort of a school celebrity. I searched this bird up on line and found out that they have a fondness for human modified habitats and its willingness to nest close to people.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/3500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Rajeev 270293 Kashyap June 07, 2008

Excellent Bird image Capture Dorann! #937632

Nadya Johnson June 08, 2008

Outstanding capture of this pretty bird, Dorann! #6033230

Nadya Johnson June 08, 2008

Outstanding capture of this pretty bird, Dorann! #6033235

John Connolly June 08, 2008

What an impressive bird and series, Dorann! Love your outstanding detail and the color in the tail feathers! #6034558

Keith Butler June 08, 2008

great capture Dorann! beautiful bird. My wife spotted one of these just last week and we had no idea what what kind it was. great series,Keith #6035275

June 08, 2008

Great shot Dorann!! I have never seen one of these birds before. It is beautiful. Wonderful detail. #6035471

Evy Johansen level-classic June 08, 2008

Wonderful image! Great DOF! Super shot, Dorann!! #6036211

Dorann Weber June 09, 2008

Thanks so much for your encouraging comments Rajeev, Nadya, John, Keith, Donna, and Evy.. They are all very appreciated...! #6039578

Roxanne M. Bubar June 15, 2008

Beautiful image, clarity and capture #6063666

Dorann Weber June 21, 2008

Thanks so much Roxanne! #6091404

Kennen White July 21, 2008

Great portrait of this bird! #6203973

Dorann Weber July 26, 2008

Kennen... Thank you! #6233746

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