I am housebound, taking care of a small baby, most of the time, so I just
read all the mails about various locations with avid interest.

But the birds come home to delight me! I thought Kildeer needed water
nearby, but Amy Witt of Forest Park Forever says they are opportunisitc,
and I certainly enjoyed the opportunity the family gave me today, to watch

I have a question...Kildeer are so named because of their call, the Wiki
tells me; but today, the calls between the mother and her chicks didn't
sound like it at all. Do they have different vocalizations at different

Cheers, Deepa.

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