Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Greater Roadrunner

Geococcyx californianus

Description:

Large chicken-like bird. Long tail. Short shaggy crest.

Habitat:

open arid and semiarid country with scattered brush

Notes:

Came into my yard to lay in ambush at the watering hole. Caught a House Finch for breakfast.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

JudyCrawford
Spotted by
JudyCrawford

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Oct 15, 2011
Submitted on Oct 16, 2011

Related Spottings

Greater Roadrunner roadrunner Roadrunner Roadrunner

Nearby Spottings

Harris Antelope Ground Squirrel Yellow-rumped Warbler Phainopepla Mojave Desertstar