AudioDateDownLeftRightUpIconClosefacebookReportGallerySettingsGiftLanguageGridLanguage iconListMapMenunoAudionoPhotoPhotoPlayPlusSearchStartwitterUserVideo
Data for:
World
List:

Cuculiformes > Cuculidae

Greater Roadrunner

Geococcyx californianus

Sign in to see your badges

Identification

POWERED BY MERLIN

Streaky brown overall with very long tail and slight crest. Distinctive long shape and terrestrial behavior. Usually seen on the ground, where it runs swiftly after large insects, lizards, and other prey. Also found in thick vegetation of arid habitats, and on elevated perches such as fence posts.

POWERED BY MERLIN

Statistics

Sign in to see your stats

Weekly Bar Chart

Choose a region to view Weekly Bar Chart

Range Map

Large map

Media

Top video

View all

Learn more about Greater Roadrunner from…

All About Birds

Your Online Guide To Birds And Bird Watching

Birds of North America

Comprehensive life histories of North American breeding birds

Neotropical Birds

Life histories of all species breeding in Mexico, Central America, and South America