As I was walking this week, I heard the cry of the adult Kildeer and knew I must be close to his nest. To my surprise, three baby Kildeer chicks were right beside the walking path.
I didn't have my camera with me, but I brought it the second time around. The babies had moved into the meadow and of course, no zoom lens, but I was able to get a few fuzzy pictures of these precious little birds.
They are the funniest little things,
bobbing up and down like a cork as they walk.
Here is a one of the parents, the male I believe. He was raising quite a racket and would drag his wing like he was injured. If I made a move to get closer, he would suddenly take flight.
I never know what I will see on my walk.
Even though he wasn't poisonious, I was so rattled that it never ocurred to me to take his picture. I just made a wide circle around him and kept moving!
God's world is always a wonder to me.