Common Name: Killdeer
Scientific Name: Charadrius vociferus
Habitat: Fields, airports, lawns, river banks, mudflats, shores. Often found on open ground, such as pastures, plowed fields, large lawns, even at a great distance from water.
Lifespan: 3-5 years
Length: 8-11 inches (Similar in size to American Robin, but with longer legs