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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.

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Arizona, USA

Lat: 33.60, Long: -114.22

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

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