Definition of Killdeer plover
1. Noun. American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry.
Generic synonyms: Plover
Group relationships: Charadrius, Genus Charadrius
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Literary usage of Killdeer plover
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1. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist (1883)
"killdeer plover. GROUP I. CLASS b. So generally distributed throughout the state and so abundant is the killdeer plover, that even the Robin is scarcely ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"West Newbury, Mass., May 24, 1915, 5.30 AM While walking along a road in the open country I was attracted by the petulant cry of a killdeer plover, ..."
3. An Illustrated Manual of British Birds by Howard Saunders (1899)
"killdeer plover. spring. In New England it is by no means plentiful, its line of passage being more to the west; but exceptionally it visits Maine, ..."
4. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1915)
"This bone belonged to a bird not nearly as large as a killdeer plover, but to a form of about the size of the Purple Sandpiper ..."
5. Digest of the Game, Fish and Forestry Laws by Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Game Commissioners (1915)
"Turtle-dove, killdeer, plover. Continuous protection. Section 8. For failure of the assessor to perform his duties under the requirements ..."
6. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"A mounted specimen of the American killdeer plover, ... The killdeer plover ranges from Arctic America to Mexico and Guatemala, and visits the Bermudas ..."