Killdeer Plays Killjoy, Halts Production Of 'Canada's Coachella'

The birds nest was found in the same location organizers hoped to construct the main stage of the Ottawa Bluesfest.
Killdeer with two eggs, photographed in Arizona under controlled conditions. A nest discovered by organizers of the RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa, Canada has prevented them from constructing its main stage. Source: Wild Horizon

Organizers of Ottawa's RBC Bluesfest, which itself as "the Canadian version of Bonnaroo, Coachella, and/or the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival," are refusing to separate a family of birds that

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