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449129281_0295c864b9.jpg?v=0 (109708 bytes) Alternate name
Geococcyx californianus Scientific name 
Cuculiformes Order
Neomorphidae Family   
56 cm Length
Sub- tropical - tropical dry shrubland, grassland, up to 2,500m, in:- Mexico & USA. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-6 White eggs. Clutch  
Insects, reptiles, small mammals, birds, evan small owls. Food 
Run up to 20 miles per hour (32 km/h) Habits
1325 World Number

Least Concern


view photosImage by May 23, 2006 by ru_24_real all rights reserved

Video by rsduhamel all rights reserved

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Greater Roadrunner song
(Geococcyx californianus)
Daniel Lane XC27725
7-4-1998, United States

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view photos March 31, 2006 Photo by dustdevildiver (Briley) all rights reserved

USA Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah.
Mexico:- Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Michoacan, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz.
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