Category:  Nature Photography | Posted: July 3, 2017

Killdeer performing a ritual dance.

mad dancer

by michiganmike

After getting orioles in mid air, I have been trying to capture the killdeer in the air. They are much harder to shoot because you can't lure them to a specific location with food. I watched them for a long time and noticed that, when in a group, one would often seem to go crazy and perform a sort of ritual dance jumping in the air and whirling about. This bird was not taking off or landing but dancing like a lunatic.


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