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Female Killdeer protecting her nest
Photographer: Heather Ainsley-Kerr
Location: In the landscaping of my office building in Northwest PA
Story: 
This mama decided that she liked the rocks around the building that I work in and laid 4 eggs, all of which hatched many weeks later. We kept her protected by alerting people to steer clear, even putting out a orange safety cone after the babies hatched. I did get one shot of a week old hatchling which I may include in this set.
Digital Alterations: 
None.
Camera Information: Nikon L830
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