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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Killdee  \Kill"dee`\,  Killdeer  \Kill"deer`\,  n.  [So  named  from 
  its  notes.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  small  American  plover  ({[AE]gialitis  vocifera}). 
  Note:  It  is  dark  grayish  brown  above;  the  rump  and  upper  tail 
  coverts  are  yellowish  rufous;  the  belly,  throat,  and  a 
  line  over  the  eyes,  white;  a  ring  round  the  neck  and 
  band  across  the  breast,  black.