Geococcyx californianus


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Related to Geococcyx californianus: Canis latrans, Greater Roadrunner
  • noun

Synonyms for Geococcyx californianus

speedy largely terrestrial bird found from California and Mexico to Texas

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sparverius (American kestrel); Geococcyx californianus (greater roadrunner); Ictinia mississippiensis (Mississippi kite); Tyto alba (barn owl).
1978) noted that the greater roadrunner Geococcyx californianus, one of the main predators of small lizards in Reserva de Biosfera de Mapimi, displays reduced activity in winter.