Friday, April 20, 2012

Moon Units

Moon Units

I found these guys simply adorable!

Killdeer chicks facts: Baby birds that hatch with their running shoes on are called precocial. Precocial means "ripened beforehand." (The word comes from the same Latin source as "precocious.")







I'm Coming MOM!



Connie Smiley said...

What an incredible post, with interesting content and stunning photos! Those little ones are just too cute, right down to their fuzzy little wings. And that shot of that baby running--precious!

Antonio Puigg said...

Bonitas imagenes de este Chorlitejo con sus crias.Un saludo

Montanagirl said...

Oh my gosh! They are so adorable. It's funny you should post Killdeer photos - I just saw one yesterday on a pond outside of town - no babies yet though.

Chris said...

They are cute and they are beautifully taken these pictures... Wonderful sequence Peggy, of a bird I've never seen... Excellent!

Les fous du cap said...

Magnificent series.
Best regards
Céline & Philippe

Willard said...

This is an amazing series. I have not had an opportunity like this.

denapple said...

Wonderful as always! I had to laugh out loud!

Ёж Валера said...

Хороша птица. семейство великолепное.
Снято превосходно!

Cynthia M. said...

Wow, look at the legs on the babies! The first picture is especially endearing. Great photos - thanks for sharing them!

each day an adventure in alaska said...

enjoyed your the owls, love the baby kildeer. adorable!! just cruising through, thanks!

Avtoprokat said...

What a fabulous foto!