|Scientific Name:||Charadrius vociferus |
|Area:||Elkton Community Education Center - Elkton, Oregon|
|Date:||April 11, 2012|
You may hear the shrill cry of the Killdeer before you see it. They are great at calling attention to themselves in an effort to lure you away from their nesting site, which is on the ground. Killdeers are common year around residents of the Pacific Northwest and South.
Village School - Eugene, Oregon - - - June 5, 2012 - photo by Robin Scott
Elkton Community Education Center - Elkton, Oregon - - - April 5, 2012
chicks -- Mehl Creek Rd - Elkton, Oregon - - - May 28, 2012
|Reference:||The Sibley Guide to Birds by Sibley / Birds of the Willamette Valley Region by Nehls, Aversa, & Opperman / National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America||