The Killdeer (Charadrius vociferous) is the mascot or icon of the Great Valley Museum, as can be seen on our various logos. There is a good reason for this: the bird survives quite well in the valley environment, both on the dry prairies and in the river/delta wetlands.
How good are you at nest-finding? It's in this picture...can you find it?
What a wonderful welcome to the next stage of our service to nature education in our community!