The greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) is a long-legged bird in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae, from Southwestern United States and Mexico. The Latin name means "Californian earth-cuckoo". Along with the lesser roadrunner, it is one of two species in the roadrunner genus Geococcyx. This roadrunner is also known as the chaparral cock, ground cuckoo, and snake killer.
Greater Roadrunner
Date Location Count
2019-12-05 10:10Caddo Natl. Grasslands--Coffeemill Lake2
2019-12-12 09:11Sooner Lake (Pawnee Co.)1
2019-12-12Lake Thunderbird SP--Alameda Dr. & Indian Point Rd.1
2019-12-10 13:30Northeast/Zoo Lake Park1
2019-12-11 14:20Martin Luther King Sports Center area1
2019-12-01 13:05Benbrook Lake--Holiday Pk (PPW-W061)1
2019-12-13 13:56Lake Coldwater1
2019-12-06 14:28Wharton Co.- FM1162 Co. Line Wetland1
2019-12-14 07:48Lake Georgetown--Cedar Breaks Pk (HOTE 030)1
2019-12-12 12:55Balcones Canyonlands NWR (Burnet Co./General)1
2019-12-02 14:30Lake Travis--Mansfield Dam1
2019-12-03 13:33Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park1
2019-12-14 09:31Wolf Creek Pk / Lake Fryer (PHP 052)1
2019-12-14 07:51Dyess AFB (All Accessible)2
2019-12-14 13:01Warbler Woods1
2019-12-06 09:45Mitchell Lake Audubon Center (HOTE 103)2
2019-12-06 13:47Lake Meredith--Cedar Canyon1
2019-12-02 11:49Bexar Co.--Kinney rd. sod farm1
2019-12-08 11:06Palo Duro Canyon SP (PHP 040)1
2019-12-07 10:53Wesley Seale Dam and City of C.C. Wildlife Sanctuary (CTC079)1
2019-12-14 13:24Lake Corpus Christ SP--Bird's Nest Shelter Area5
2019-12-02 13:23Choke Canyon SP--South Shore Unit (Live Oak Co.)2
2019-12-03 15:14Choke Canyon SP--Calliham Unit (McMullen Co.)(CTC 082)1
2019-12-09 09:12Lake Colorado City SP (PHP 018)2
2019-12-02 12:32Jim Wells Co.--CR2291
2019-12-07 11:00Twin Buttes Reservoir1
2019-12-03 07:14Jim Wells Co.--CR2392
2019-12-14 09:34Laguna Salada (Kleberg Co.)1
2019-12-07 13:25Yellow House Draw downstream of Canyon Lake 62
2019-12-11 08:42Riviera School pond1
2019-12-06 12:50Cook's Slough Nature Ctr. (HOTW 025)1
2019-12-07 13:34Uvalde Co.--CR202 at Nueces R.1
2019-12-06 08:30Laguna Atascosa NWR--HQ and Kiskadee Trail6
2019-12-06 08:00Laguna Atascosa NWR--Bayside Drive1
2019-12-14 13:41Laguna Atascosa NWR--Buena Vista Blvd. (within refuge)2
2019-12-04 13:10Buena Vista Blvd.--b/w Laguna Atascosa NWR & Old Port Rd/CR3501
2019-12-13 08:53Laguna Atascosa NWR--West Lake Route1
2019-12-13 14:19Willacy Co.--CR1600E / CR360 (Mountain Plovers)1
2019-12-07 21:37Kickapoo Caverns SP (Kinney Co.)1
2019-12-07 11:00Hidalgo Co.--Chapa Road1
2019-12-02 14:25LRGV NWR--La Sal del Rey (LTC 005)1
2019-12-05 10:46LRGV NWR--La Sal del Rey--Brush Line rd.1
2019-12-07 12:54Brushline Rd.--FM490 to FM1861
2019-12-07 07:50I-20 Pond/Jenna Welch Nature Ctr. (FWTX 55)2
2019-12-01 13:00Laredo- North Central Park1
2019-12-08 07:10Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059)1
2019-12-08 08:47Mission Nature Park1
2019-12-12 12:45National Butterfly Center--South of levee1
2019-12-14 09:07Bentsen-Rio Grande Val. SP--HQ Buildings area1
2019-12-13 08:18Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley SP--La Familia Nature ctr. area1
2019-12-08 13:43Bentsen-Rio Grande Val. SP--Kiskadee Bird Blind2
2019-12-02 13:30Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley SP--Green Jay Blind1
2019-12-08 09:08Yturria Tract (Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR)1
2019-12-09 15:09Falcon State Park--Butterfly Garden (Starr Co.)1
2019-12-02 12:53Salineno--Dump Road3
2019-12-13 08:00Salineño Wildlife Preserve--DeWind's Yard1
2019-12-12 12:32Imperial Reservoir (Pecos Co.) (FWTX 50)1
2019-12-11 12:30Balmorhea Lake1
2019-12-04 15:09Fort Peña Colorado Pk (The Post)(FWTX 28)1
2019-12-12 15:09Balmorhea Cemetery1
2019-12-01 14:00Big Bend NP--Daniel's Ranch Rd.2
2019-12-02 09:23Big Bend NP--Grapevine Hills Rd3
2019-12-05 10:27Big Bend NP--Lost Mine Trail1
2019-12-07 13:45Big Bend NP--Basin Loop Trail1
2019-12-12 11:25Randall Davey Audubon Center1
2019-12-13 09:35Big Bend NP--Emory Peak Trail1
2019-12-08 14:07Christmas Mountains Oasis1
2019-12-13 07:56New Mexico Wildlife Center1
2019-12-08 15:20road between Hwy. 90 and Miller Ranch (restricted access)2
2019-12-07 08:00Valle de La Soledad--Camino a La Hediondilla1
2019-12-09 12:00Alameda Bridge & Open Space1
2019-12-14 11:18Los Poblanos Open Space1
2019-12-04 12:50Open Space Visitor Center Bosque Trails1
2019-12-05 13:45Petroglyph NM -- Piedras Marcadas1
2019-12-04 09:00Rio Grande Nature Center SP -- Candelaria Wetlands2
2019-12-13 13:07Rio Grande Nature Center SP -- Visitor Center1
2019-12-01 08:30Rio Grande Nature Center SP - bosque trails1
2019-12-06 08:50San Antonio Oxbow Open Space2
2019-12-07 10:04Valle de Oro NWR1
2019-12-13 10:49NM State Land Office - bosque south1
2019-12-12 11:59Bosque del Apache NWR -- North Loop (formerly Farm Loop)4
2019-12-14 07:00Bosque del Apache NWR1
2019-12-14 14:48Bosque Del Apache NWR- Main 2-Way Road (East-West)1
2019-12-12 12:54Bosque del Apache NWR--South Loop (formerly Marsh Loop)2
2019-12-04 08:34Rio Bosque Park (Socorro) (FWTX 11)1
2019-12-06 09:36Desert Trails Community Park1
2019-12-12 09:20Tellbrook Park - Las Cruces1
2019-12-08 07:31Keystone Heritage Park (FWTX 6)1
2019-12-14 12:33Las Cruces-- La Llorona Park (Rio Grande)1
2019-12-10 12:21La Mancha Wetlands & Rio Grande1
2019-12-12 08:48Rio Grande River bottom near Calle Del Norte5
2019-12-02 08:27Picacho Hills1
2019-12-01 09:16Mason Draw Grasslands (south of OMDPNM)2
2019-12-06 15:16PN Cumbres de Majalca1
2019-12-10 10:08Portal--Big Thicket1
2019-12-11 10:42Gillespie Wash1
2019-12-04 09:00Cluff Ranch WA--Cluff Reservoir #31
2019-12-11 09:52Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course1
2019-12-10 09:25Sunsites Sewage Ponds1
2019-12-08 11:45Whitewater Draw WA1
2019-12-02 10:44Benson STP1
2019-12-03 10:31Ash Canyon Bird Sanctuary (closed Thursday morning; formerly Ash Canyon B&B)1
2019-12-02 11:02Carr Canyon Rd--lower paved section1
2019-12-12 10:30Ramsey Canyon Rd--mesquite/grassland habitat1
2019-12-14 10:52Redington Pass--Woods Tank2
2019-12-13 08:15Oracle SP1
2019-12-11 15:57Roosevelt Lake--Grapevine Group Site1
2019-12-08 08:05Ashurst Lake1
2019-12-12 12:33Saguaro NP--East--Douglas Spring Trail1
2019-12-14 11:34Saguaro NP--East--lower Monument Wash1
2019-12-01 11:15Agua Caliente Park1
2019-12-14 13:09Tanque Verde Wash--Wentworth Rd.1
2019-12-10 12:49Saguaro NP--East--Cactus Forest Dr Loop1
2019-12-14 08:48Forty Niner Country Club1
2019-12-03 06:57Cienega Creek Preserve--Colossal Cave Rd1
2019-12-14 09:25Sabino Canyon Recreation Area1
2019-12-13 09:06Sabino Dam and downstream riparian1
2019-12-06 08:00The Lakes at Castle Rock1
2019-12-14 06:30Loews Ventana Canyon Resort1
2019-12-05 09:00Las Cienegas NCA (Pima Co.)1
2019-12-05 08:15Boyce Thompson Arboretum SP1
2019-12-06 08:41Fort Lowell Park and Pantano Wash1
2019-12-13 10:23Catalina SP1
2019-12-13 08:15Greaterville Road--between Hwy 83 and Box Canyon Rd1
2019-12-14 07:30Rillito River--Swan Road to Alvernon Way1
2019-12-10 09:15Honey Bee Canyon Park1
2019-12-14 14:08Sam Lena Park and KERP1
2019-12-12 10:39Rillito River Park--Shamrock Trailhead1
2019-12-10 14:13Santa Cruz River--Congress St. to Silverlake Rd.2
2019-12-12 07:53Mission Garden1
2019-12-10 12:51Sweetwater Wetlands2
2019-12-08 08:46Christopher Columbus Park1
2019-12-07 08:40Florida Wash--Corral at Jct FR488&62A1
2019-12-06 10:57Kennedy Park1
2019-12-07 10:13Santa Cruz River--south end of Renaissance Dr.1
2019-12-11 12:48Santa Cruz River--Ina Rd.1
2019-12-05 14:00San Xavier del Bac Mission1
2019-12-13 07:39El Rio Open Space Preserve1
2019-12-11 10:15Tucson Mountain Park--Gates Pass1
2019-12-12 14:03Green Valley--Desert Meadows Park2
2019-12-05 10:13Sonoita Creek State Natural Area (permit required)1
2019-12-12 07:26Kino Springs1
2019-12-10 13:31Canoa Ranch Conservation Park1
2019-12-03 08:17Avra Valley WTP1
2019-12-11 09:30Needle Rock Recreation Area1
2019-12-12 15:21Amado WTP1
2019-12-10 08:00Salt River--Coon Bluff Recreation Area1
2019-12-10 11:12Tubac Golf Resort1
2019-12-08 09:10De Anza Trail--Tubac1
2019-12-12 09:24Palo Duro Creek Golf Course Ponds3
2019-12-14 07:24De Anza Trail--Rio Rico (Guy Tobin Trailhead)2
2019-12-03 14:32Pesqueira Pit1
2019-12-03 07:35Queen Creek--Desert Mountain Park1
2019-12-14 08:27Tuzigoot National Monument1
2019-12-04 09:10Pena Blanca Lake2
2019-12-12 14:20White Rock Campground1
2019-12-11 11:15Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch1
2019-12-07 11:33Higley and Ocotillo Rds. ponds1
2019-12-12 07:50Santa Cruz Flats Travel Count2
2019-12-04 11:05Zanjero Park1
2019-12-14 09:04Veterans Oasis Park4
2019-12-03 10:32Mesa Recharge Basins1
2019-12-04 07:15Sacaton STP (restricted access; permit required)4
2019-12-01 10:31Reach 11 Recreation Area--Tatum to 56th St1
2019-12-11 10:15Desert Botanical Garden1
2019-12-06 09:22Riggs and Price Rds. ponds1
2019-12-13 09:30South Mountain Park--Pima Canyon Trail1
2019-12-01 15:42Anthem Community Park1
2019-12-12 10:30Van DeWaerden Dairy (Gila River Indian Community permit required)1
2019-12-14 12:50Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center1
2019-12-07 12:18Rio Salado Project1
2019-12-06 15:17Buenos Aires NWR--Aguirre Lake1
2019-12-13 13:29Phoenix South Mountain Park1
2019-12-05 07:43Buenos Aires NWR--Headquarters Area1
2019-12-06 10:26Buenos Aires NWR--Triangle Pond1
2019-12-11 13:50Watson Lake and Riparian Preserve2
2019-12-06 07:15Tres Rios Overbank Wetlands (permit required)1
2019-12-09 09:14Estrella Mountain Regional Park1
2019-12-10 06:55White Tank Mountain Regional Park1
2019-12-05 08:00Hassayampa River Preserve1
2019-12-10 09:10Hidden Lake (private; for access see
2019-12-06 10:16Universidad de Sonora1
2019-12-09 12:56Carretera Elevada Tobari Huivulai1
2019-12-13 10:10Buckeye Canal & 309th Ave ponds1
2019-12-05 10:43Sullivan Virgin River Park1
2019-12-07 09:14Tonaquint Nature Center1
2019-12-07 08:40Santa Clara River--Shotgun Alley1
2019-12-01 12:16Lake Havasu City--Rotary Park1
2019-12-10 12:00Lake Havasu--Mesquite Bay South1
2019-12-14 13:19Davis Camp County Park1
2019-12-07 11:44Lake Mead NRA--Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina1
2019-12-05 07:07Lake Mead NRA--33 Hole Overlook1
2019-12-05 09:30Boulder City--Hemenway Park1
2019-12-08 06:31Clark County Wetlands Park--Wells Trailhead1
2019-12-14 15:40Las Vegas Wash--Pabco Area1
2019-12-14 07:00Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve1
2019-12-13 07:06Clark County Wetlands Park--Duck Creek Area2
2019-12-01 09:48Las Vegas Urban--Clark County Wetlands Park2
2019-12-09 13:30Las Vegas - Sunset Park2
2019-12-11 10:00Cibola NWR2
2019-12-10 08:15Las Vegas - Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs1
2019-12-11 08:08Riverside Park1
2019-12-06 07:08Desert NWR--Corn Creek (Field Station)1
2019-12-10 08:55Planta de Tratamiento de Aguas Negras de La Paz2
2019-12-10 08:00Red Rock Canyon1
2019-12-12 14:15Salton Sea--Davis Rd.1
2019-12-14 12:56Sonny Bono Salton Sea NWR--Union Tract / Visitor Center1
2019-12-01 13:35Joshua Tree NP--Oasis Visitor Center2
2019-12-11 10:02Mecca Hills Wilderness--Box Canyon Road1
2019-12-07 08:16Coachella Valley Wild Bird Center2
2019-12-06 09:30Coachella Valley Preserve, Thousand Palms Oasis1
2019-12-13 11:17Joshua Tree NP--Panorama Loop Trail1
2019-12-09 08:28The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens1
2019-12-14 08:45Sunnylands Center & Gardens2
2019-12-03 14:12Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains NM--Art Smith Trailhead1
2019-12-01 08:48Borrego Springs--Rams Hill Neighborhood (restricted access)1
2019-12-09 08:00Borrego Springs--Roadrunner Club1
2019-12-14 07:53Mission Lakes Country Club3
2019-12-10 08:47Palm Springs, Demuth Park1
2019-12-08 11:15Agua Caliente County Park1
2019-12-11 08:00Big Morongo Canyon Preserve1
2019-12-10 07:49Mesquite Golf and Country Club--walking trail1
2019-12-05 08:05Whitewater Preserve1
2019-12-12 10:00Barnett Ranch Preserve1
2019-12-08 13:16Ramona Grasslands Preserve--Wildflower Loop1
2019-12-09 08:00Lake Perris State Recreation Area1
2019-12-12 07:59Cole Canyon Trail--Sykes Ranch Park1
2019-12-13 09:43China Lake NAWS--Sewage Ponds (restricted access)1
2019-12-12 11:34Tijuana River Valley--Hollister St. bridge1
2019-12-12 07:23Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park1
2019-12-09 13:42Tijuana River Valley--west ag fields2
2019-12-14 07:10International Park1
2019-12-01 10:00San Dieguito Lagoon--Dust Devil Trails1
2019-12-01 09:06Short Canyon1
2019-12-11 08:00Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park1
2019-12-02 14:00Buckley Ponds1
2019-12-01 12:01Dixon Lane-Meadowcreek1
2019-12-14 11:41Piute Ponds (permit required)3
2019-12-14 07:49Pleasant Valley Dam Rd. and Campground1
2019-12-05 11:03Iron Horse Trailhead (LA Co.)1
2019-12-14 12:28Limekiln Canyon Park1
2019-12-05 10:16Edmonston Pump Station1
2019-12-11 07:50Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa2
2019-12-10 11:41Kern NWR1
2019-12-11 09:30Aliso Canyon Road1
2019-12-01 14:50Caliente Ranch Wetland1
2019-12-01 14:37San Marcos Foothills Preserve1
2019-12-13 12:35Panoche Valley--Shotgun Pass1