Male: An upland shorebird with two black bands around the neck like a necklace. Brown back and white belly. Bright reddish-orange rump, visible in flight.
Female: Same as male.
Juvenile: Similar to adult, but with only one neck band.
Nest: Male builds ground nest. Two broods per year.
Eggs: 3-5; tan with brown markings
Incubation: 24-28 days; female and male incubate
Fledging: 25 days; male and female lead young to food
Migration: The Killdeer is a migrator and can be found in St. Charles County during the summer months.