Geococcyx californianus


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Related to Geococcyx californianus: Canis latrans, Greater Roadrunner
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Synonyms for Geococcyx californianus

speedy largely terrestrial bird found from California and Mexico to Texas

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27 Geococcyx californianus is the Latin name for the species of which wellknown cartoon character?
Prey Ocelot Bobcat (n = 61) (n = 20) Mammals Insectivora Cryptotis parva X Notiosorex crawfordi X X Lagomorpha Lepus californicus X X Sylvilagus Jloridanus X X Rodentia Chaetodipus hispidus X Geomys personatus X Liomys irroratus X X Neotoma micropus X X Onychomys leucogaster X Perognath us merriami X Peromyscus leucopus X X Reithrodontomys fulvescens X Sigmodon hispidus X X Artiodactyla Odocoikus virginianus X X Birds Cuculiformes Geococcyx californianus X Passeriformes Cyanocorax yucas X Icteria virens X Mirnus polyglottos X Passer X Sialia currucoides X Reptiles Squamata Sceloporus X
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.