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The killdeer is native to most of Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Killdeers are good actors. If a predator gets too close to their nest, the killdeer use a "broken-wing act" to distract the predator. The bird will walk away from its nest holding its wing in a position as if broken. It will then flap around on the ground emitting a distress call. The killdeer will try to convince the predator that they are easy prey and attract them away from the nest. Play the following videos to learn more about the killdeer.

 
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