Photos By Shawn Weigelt
June 1, 2009
This is a mother Killdeer who is currently sitting on four eggs on my front lawn. Notice how she feigns injury, a trick Killdeer employ to distract potential predators from their young. I try to give her as much space as possible when I have to go out to mow and give the nest a wide berth.
Nikon D 80 70-300mm VR:
1) 280mm, 1/640sec, ISO 160, f/5.6
2) 300mm, 1/500sec, ISo 160, f/5.6
3) 110mm, 1/640sec, ISO 160, f/4.6