This is the daddy killdeer. He is to the left of the tree. This is the killdeer nest. They build their nests right on the ground. There is very little actual nest.
Tyler checking out the eggs. As you can see, they built their nest right on edge of our driveway. We put up some flags with the hope that no one would get too close to that edge, and we are hoping that the eggs hatch soon before the tractors start coming down the driveway.
For more interesting facts, click on the link above. They have an interesting way of distracting people who get too close to their nests. They are also very noisy if you get too close as you can see in the video below.