Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Summary 3

The killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) is a medium-sized plover. The genus name Charadrius is a Late Latin word for a yellowish bird mentioned in the fourth-century Vulgate. It derives from Ancient Greek kharadrios a bird found in ravines and river valleys (kharadra, "ravine"). The specific vociferus is Latin and comes from vox, "cry" and ferre, "to bear".

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  1. (c) Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, todos los derechos reservados, https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/59463011#_ga=2.269082993.1681883711.1554600617-2122879933.1535913099
  2. (c) Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, todos los derechos reservados, https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/199242071
  3. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charadrius_vociferus

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