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Killdeer nest: Hatching their invisible eggs right before your eyes!

Just hatched killdeer chicks. Photo by Brian Murphy, Walnut Creek, CA.

In a gravel area at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek, four Killdeer chicks hatched and are probably off hiding in the bushes by now.

Jim Silva discovered the nest in a large gravel area and put a couple of orange highway cones around it to prevent someone from driving over the invisible nest. The 4th chick hatched yesterday afternoon and the egg shells disappeared very fast!
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Posted on Thursday, May 14th, 2009
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