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Greater Roadrunner

Geococcyx californianus

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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.

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