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
2019-08-20 08:01Hagerman NWR3
2019-08-13 16:51Heard Nat. Sci. Mus.& Wildlife Sanct2
2019-08-15 08:07Martin Luther King Sports Center area1
2019-08-20 15:40Benbrook Lake--Mustang Park (PPW-W 065)1
2019-08-15 15:32Lake Coldwater1
2019-08-13 11:12Clark SFL1
2019-08-17 07:27Stillhouse Hollow Lake- Union Grove WMA1
2019-08-22 12:22City Lake, Hamilton,TX3
2019-08-10 08:39Lake Bastrop--North Shore Park1
2019-08-19 11:07Booty's Road Park1
2019-08-18 18:04Millers Creek Reservoir (Throckmorton Co. portion)1
2019-08-16 09:30St. Edwards Pk (NW Austin)1
2019-08-20 07:45St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Austin1
2019-08-15 08:12Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area--Central & Eastern portion (Travis Co.)1
2019-08-10 08:00Powderhorn Ranch1
2019-08-15 08:09Pedernales Falls State Park (HOTE 050)2
2019-08-18 06:59Matador WMA (PHP-087)3
2019-08-13 11:26Taylor Co.--Spinks Rd. desert scrub2
2019-08-18 13:58King Co.---US83/US82 Playa1
2019-08-17 09:42Enchanted Rock SNA (Llano Co.)2
2019-08-16 09:23Enchanted Rock SNA (Gillespie Co)1
2019-08-11 09:08Refugio Co.--FM2441 b/w US77 & FM2021
2019-08-19 06:57Caprock Canyons SP (PHP 037)1
2019-08-10 07:45Lake Meredith--Spring Canyon1
2019-08-21 07:30Mitchell Lake Audubon Center (HOTE 103)3
2019-08-17 17:35Mitchell Lake Audubon Ctr.--Visitor Center area3
2019-08-17 07:39Lake Meredith--Plum Creek (Potter Co.)2
2019-08-16 09:55Palo Duro Canyon SP (PHP 040)1
2019-08-15 08:45Lake Corpus Christi SP (CTC 080)(San Patricio Co.)1
2019-08-13 07:13Choke Canyon SP--Calliham Unit (McMullen Co.)(CTC 082)1
2019-08-21 10:01South Llano River SP (HOTW 093)1
2019-08-17 07:00San Angelo SP--South Unit (HOTW 109)2
2019-08-22 17:01Twin Buttes Reservoir1
2019-08-10 07:30Yellow House Draw downstream of Canyon Lake 62
2019-08-11 13:43Adobe Creek Reservoir (Blue Lake)--Bent Co1
2019-08-21 08:00Laguna Atascosa NWR (LTC 024)3
2019-08-12 07:37Higbee Valley Road (Otero CR 804)1
2019-08-13 09:00Palo Alto Battlefield NHP (LTC 031)3
2019-08-11 15:29Muleshoe NWR- Headquarters & Campground1
2019-08-21 13:50Lake Casa Blanca Intl. SP (HOTE 117)1
2019-08-18 13:07Max A Mandel Golf Course3
2019-08-12 07:25Bentsen-Rio Grande Val. SP WBC (Mission) (LTC 069)1
2019-08-22 09:31Judge Roy Bean Info. Ctr. area (HOTW 013)1
2019-08-19 05:45Conchas Lake SP- N. Marina boat dock2
2019-08-22 11:38Imperial Reservoir (Pecos Co.) (FWTX 50)1
2019-08-20 08:30Conoco Pond1
2019-08-18 09:50Bitter Lakes NWR - Visitor Center1
2019-08-22 15:29Red Bluff Reservoir Dam area- S. portion (Reeves Co.)1
2019-08-21 13:19Marathon Prairie Dog Town1
2019-08-17 07:08Lake Avalon3
2019-08-22 13:00Sandia Wetlands, Balmorhea2
2019-08-21 17:25Balmorhea Lake3
2019-08-15 11:08Fort Peña Colorado Pk (The Post)(FWTX 28)1
2019-08-12 07:15Balmorhea Cemetery2
2019-08-20 10:45Little Hell Tank1
2019-08-17 06:54Carlsbad Caverns NP--Rattlesnake Springs1
2019-08-15 18:30Big Bend NP--Rio Grande Village Nature Trail2
2019-08-18 08:00Big Bend NP--Rio Grande Village (FWTX 44)8
2019-08-19 07:31Boy Scout Rd./Aguja Canyon, Ranch Road 18322
2019-08-22 08:41Elephant Mountain WMA (FWTX 26)1
2019-08-20 10:15Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute (FWTX 21)1
2019-08-19 18:17Big Bend NP--Dugout Wells2
2019-08-17 08:40Davis Mountains SP--Primitive area N. of TX1181
2019-08-12 18:30Davis Mountains SP (FWTX 23)2
2019-08-18 08:25Big Bend NP--Panther Junction1
2019-08-20 12:00TX118--Limpia Crossing1
2019-08-17 18:25Big Bend NP--Pine Canyon (FWTX 43)1
2019-08-18 18:20Big Bend NP--Lost Mine Trail2
2019-08-15 16:44Big Bend NP--Chisos Basin Campground1
2019-08-19 11:34Big Bend NP3
2019-08-20 16:58Big Bend NP--Chisos Basin Loop area1
2019-08-17 10:08Big Bend NP--Boot Canyon Trail2
2019-08-17 07:48Big Bend NP--Pinnacles Trail1
2019-08-10 12:12Big Bend NP--Laguna Meadow1
2019-08-19 08:30Christmas Mountains Oasis1
2019-08-18 07:34Big Bend NP--Sam Nail Ranch1
2019-08-10 07:42Davis Mountains Preserve--Madera Canyon Rd2
2019-08-11 08:08Davis Mountains Preserve--Baldy Peak trail1
2019-08-10 08:56Davis Mtns--Tobe Canyon2
2019-08-15 17:00New Mexico Wildlife Center1
2019-08-13 10:09Big Bend NP--Cottonwood Campground (FWTX 40)3
2019-08-10 11:20Presidio Co.- RR28102
2019-08-13 09:30Big Bend NP--Santa Elena Canyon (FWTX 39)2
2019-08-10 08:35road between Hwy. 90 and Miller Ranch (restricted access)3
2019-08-12 07:45Cibolo Creek Ranch (Presidio Co.)1
2019-08-20 07:39Embudito Canyon1
2019-08-21 06:29Embudo Canyon1
2019-08-17 07:08Manzano Open Space2
2019-08-14 08:46Willow Creek Bosque Open Space1
2019-08-11 10:05Sandia Lakes1
2019-08-22 09:51North Diversion Channel Outfall (formerly Tramway Wetlands)1
2019-08-22 08:02Alameda Bridge & Open Space1
2019-08-21 13:03UNM--Main Campus (including Duck Pond)1
2019-08-21 09:47Los Poblanos Open Space2
2019-08-18 11:55Open Space Visitor Center Bosque Trails1
2019-08-21 07:50Rio Grande Nature Center SP -- Candelaria Wetlands1
2019-08-22 10:31Rio Grande Nature Center SP1
2019-08-11 08:25Rio Grande Valley SP -- South of Pueblo Montano1
2019-08-11 11:01Sanchez Farms Open Space1
2019-08-18 13:30Valle de Oro NWR — wetland walking path2
2019-08-19 08:55Valle de Oro NWR1
2019-08-10 15:10Raven Pond1
2019-08-18 17:12Isleta Fishing Lakes1
2019-08-22 08:40NM State Land Office - bosque south1
2019-08-14 10:40Holloman Lakes1
2019-08-19 09:00Belen Marsh1
2019-08-22 12:33Bosque del Apache NWR -- North Loop (formerly Farm Loop)3
2019-08-15 09:44Bosque del Apache NWR--Seasonal Tour Road (closed Oct. 1 - Mar. 31)2
2019-08-22 11:02Bosque del Apache NWR7
2019-08-18 07:35Bosque Del Apache NWR- Main 2-Way Road (East-West)4
2019-08-22 14:39Bosque del Apache NWR--Visitor Center5
2019-08-17 11:27Bosque del Apache NWR--South Loop (formerly Marsh Loop)2
2019-08-09 20:01Fabens I-10 Rest Area1
2019-08-13 09:54Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks NM1
2019-08-20 07:15Aguirre Spring Recreation Area2
2019-08-11 10:45Rio Bosque Park (Socorro) (FWTX 11)1
2019-08-12 07:30Dripping Springs Natural Area1
2019-08-21 07:50Tellbrook Park - Las Cruces3
2019-08-19 08:27La Mancha Wetlands & Rio Grande2
2019-08-17 15:30Mesilla Valley Bosque SP1
2019-08-16 06:49Gardner Sod Farm1
2019-08-18 16:10Las Cruces-- West Mesa WTP1
2019-08-21 08:36Caballo Lake SP--Percha Recreation Area1
2019-08-21 06:50City of Rocks SP3
2019-08-20 11:30Red Rock1
2019-08-20 07:10Gila River -- Virden Bridge Hwy 921
2019-08-20 09:00Granite Gap WMA1
2019-08-13 09:30San Simon Cienega1
2019-08-20 07:50Chiricahua Desert Museum3
2019-08-17 10:23Rodeo3
2019-08-20 17:50Sky Island Grill & Grocery1
2019-08-18 17:55Stateline Rd Hidalgo Co NM1
2019-08-20 07:50Stateline Rd. (Cochise Co.)1
2019-08-20 07:00Portal Rd--east of town4
2019-08-22 10:53Portal--Willow Tank1
2019-08-20 08:25Portal--Bob Rodrigues yard (Dave Jasper's old yard)1
2019-08-19 09:07Portal--Foothills Road1
2019-08-13 05:30Portal1
2019-08-20 07:05Portal--Dave Jasper's new yard (opened 2015)1
2019-08-13 16:00Portal--Cave Creek Ranch1
2019-08-20 06:35Portal-Paradise Road1
2019-08-13 05:59Cave Creek Canyon1
2019-08-15 09:45Parque Ecológico Ehecatl1
2019-08-12 10:40FR 42--E Turkey Creek to Onion Saddle1
2019-08-17 08:00Holbrook WTP1
2019-08-10 10:00Discovery Park2
2019-08-17 09:48Slaughter Ranch2
2019-08-13 13:00Rancho Sauces Chicos1
2019-08-22 07:50Willcox--Lake Cochise and Twin Lakes Golf Course1
2019-08-12 23:26Whitewater Draw WA1
2019-08-17 08:05Chevelon Crossing1
2019-08-16 08:21Curtis Flats Rd (St. David)1
2019-08-16 05:59St. David--Holy Trinity Monastery1
2019-08-15 09:23Benson STP1
2019-08-15 06:53San Pedro RNCA--San Pedro House and trails1
2019-08-17 05:42San Pedro RNCA--Charleston Bridge1
2019-08-10 05:27San Pedro RNCA--Murray Springs Clovis Site1
2019-08-18 08:12Sierra Vista EOP2
2019-08-18 08:51Pinal Mountains--Russell Gulch1
2019-08-14 06:40Mammoth Sewage Ponds2
2019-08-21 08:49Guindani Canyon1
2019-08-16 07:46Rob G’s House (Restricted Access)1
2019-08-14 15:19Miller Canyon Rd--paved/residential portion1
2019-08-22 08:15Ash Canyon B&B (closed Wednesdays)1
2019-08-22 08:20Miller Canyon--lower (below Beatty's)1
2019-08-10 16:44Lower Carr Canyon Picnic Area1
2019-08-21 10:42Miller Canyon--Beatty's Guest Ranch1
2019-08-22 07:45Garden Canyon Rd.--grasslands only2
2019-08-11 12:09Carr Canyon--Reef Townsite CG1
2019-08-12 13:00Garden Canyon--Lower Picnic Area1
2019-08-13 06:14Peppersauce Canyon2
2019-08-11 07:30Arizona Trail--Pistol Hill Rd1
2019-08-16 04:46Tanque Verde Wash--Wentworth Rd.1
2019-08-18 11:23Saguaro NP--East--Cactus Forest Dr Loop1
2019-08-11 07:16Saguaro NP--East--Javelina Picnic Area1
2019-08-18 07:39Sabino Canyon Recreation Area1
2019-08-22 07:05Sabino Dam and downstream riparian1
2019-08-19 17:35Las Cienegas NCA--FR 6904 (prairie dog colony)1
2019-08-21 07:04The Lakes at Castle Rock1
2019-08-15 09:03Las Cienegas NCA--Empire Gulch1
2019-08-21 06:15Loews Ventana Canyon Resort4
2019-08-15 07:28Las Cienegas NCA (Pima Co.)1
2019-08-18 06:03Boyce Thompson Arboretum SP1
2019-08-19 06:03Fort Lowell Park and Pantano Wash1
2019-08-22 06:03Catalina SP4
2019-08-16 06:53Rillito River Park--Swan to Craycroft1
2019-08-16 18:03Greaterville Road--between Hwy 83 and Box Canyon Rd2
2019-08-11 09:42East Box Canyon Rd--Arizona Trail to Greaterville Rd1
2019-08-18 06:45stakeout Five-striped Sparrow, Box Canyon (2017-9)1
2019-08-18 07:00Box Canyon1
2019-08-12 07:46Sam Lena Park and KERP5
2019-08-10 06:50Harshaw Canyon1
2019-08-20 09:10West Box Canyon Rd--desert scrub/mesquite grasslands1
2019-08-18 08:04Santa Cruz River--Congress St. to Silverlake Rd.2
2019-08-12 06:55Arthur Pack Regional Park1
2019-08-22 07:54Sweetwater Wetlands2
2019-08-21 07:26Gardner Canyon Trail4
2019-08-11 17:52Tumamoc Hill2
2019-08-21 10:10Christopher Columbus Park1
2019-08-16 15:59Florida Wash--Corral at Jct FR488&62A2
2019-08-22 06:22Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve2
2019-08-15 07:57South Indian Agency Rd & Los Reales Rd2
2019-08-19 06:50Florida Wash at Madera Canyon Rd3
2019-08-17 06:18Grasslands between Proctor Rd and Florida Wash1
2019-08-11 15:30San Xavier del Bac Mission1
2019-08-22 06:55Madera Canyon--Proctor Rd.1
2019-08-13 10:45Patagonia Roadside Rest Area1
2019-08-21 08:00Mt. Hopkins Rd--upper portion (km 9 to gate)1
2019-08-20 05:50El Rio Open Space Preserve2
2019-08-12 07:40Green Valley WRF (controlled access; sign in FIRST at office after entry)1
2019-08-22 07:25Patagonia Lake SP--Birding Trail1
2019-08-12 16:30Green Valley--Desert Meadows Park1
2019-08-09 12:30Patagonia Lake State Park1
2019-08-21 12:45Montosa Canyon--km 1 (culvert area)1
2019-08-16 10:08Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum1
2019-08-11 05:37Elephant Head Pond2
2019-08-22 15:15Canoa Ranch Conservation Park1
2019-08-21 09:25Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana1
2019-08-14 19:20Lower Mt. Hopkins Rd (Santa Cruz Co.)1
2019-08-19 10:34Avra Valley WTP3
2019-08-11 07:29Calabasas Park1
2019-08-21 14:20Amado WTP1
2019-08-15 06:28Amado Territory Ranch1
2019-08-18 11:42CAP Recharge Basin--Mile Wide Rd1
2019-08-13 08:00Tubac Golf Resort1
2019-08-18 13:45De Anza Trail--Tubac2
2019-08-19 07:10De Anza Trail--Carmen (Clark Crossing Rd)1
2019-08-17 13:29De Anza Trail--Tumacacori7
2019-08-16 07:47Santa Gertrudis Lane (foot access only)1
2019-08-12 09:15Salt River--Granite Reef Recreation Area2
2019-08-19 11:01Dead Horse Ranch SP1
2019-08-22 06:05Rackensack Canyon1
2019-08-18 06:00San Tan Mountain Regional Park2
2019-08-15 05:55Walker Canyon1
2019-08-11 06:30White Rock Campground1
2019-08-12 06:15Pinnacle Peak Park2
2019-08-20 10:31Santa Cruz Flats Travel Count3
2019-08-13 07:39Scottsdale Ranch Park--Lake Serena1
2019-08-18 08:41Jewel of the Creek Preserve1
2019-08-15 06:20Gilbert and Chandler Heights Rds. pond1
2019-08-14 07:01Ruby (ghost town)1
2019-08-09 09:45Western Sod Farm1
2019-08-09 11:15Arizona City Lake1
2019-08-21 06:30California Gulch2
2019-08-21 06:00Sacaton STP (restricted access; permit required)2
2019-08-15 06:02Reach 11 Recreation Area--56th St to Scottsdale Rd1
2019-08-20 07:30Cave Creek Regional Park1
2019-08-13 06:18Reach 11 Recreation Area--Tatum to 56th St1
2019-08-17 11:15Buenos Aires NWR--Arivaca Cienega1
2019-08-17 12:29Stonecreek Golf Club1
2019-08-19 06:25Desert Botanical Garden1
2019-08-11 15:06ASU Main Campus1
2019-08-18 09:08Riggs and Price Rds. ponds1
2019-08-13 05:50Dreamy Draw Recreation Area1
2019-08-19 06:30Moon Valley Park1
2019-08-11 09:00Van DeWaerden Dairy (Gila River Indian Community permit required)1
2019-08-16 18:10stakeout Buff-collared Nightjar, Buenos Aires NWR (2018-9)2
2019-08-21 10:50Stanfield Sod Farm (Barnes & Russell Rds)1
2019-08-10 17:30Lake Pleasant (Yavapai Co.)4
2019-08-16 13:23Zion NP--Emerald Pools Trail1
2019-08-10 05:30Vekol Valley--South Vekol Well1
2019-08-17 14:45Hassayampa River Preserve1
2019-08-22 10:00Hidden Lake (private; for access see www.hiddenlakeaz.com)1
2019-08-20 10:36Universidad de Sonora1
2019-08-11 06:36Departamento de Agricultura y Ganaderia1
2019-08-17 10:46Seegmiller Marsh Complex & Springs Park Pond1
2019-08-19 06:45Virgin River Trail1
2019-08-19 10:28Lake Havasu City--Rotary Park1
2019-08-17 07:41Lake Mead NRA--33 Hole Overlook1
2019-08-12 08:00Palo Verde Ecological Reserve2
2019-08-13 18:54Clark County Wetlands Park--Wells Trailhead1
2019-08-17 06:00Clark County Wetlands Park-Bostick Weir5
2019-08-22 06:00Las Vegas Wash--Pabco Area3
2019-08-22 07:00Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve1
2019-08-18 05:59Clark County Wetlands Park--Duck Creek Area5
2019-08-14 09:32Las Vegas Urban--Clark County Wetlands Park2
2019-08-13 07:20Las Vegas - Sunset Park1
2019-08-11 05:59Yuma East Wetlands5
2019-08-20 14:30Desert NWR--Corn Creek (Field Station)1
2019-08-12 09:00Aguas Termales Santa Rita1
2019-08-22 06:15Red Rock Canyon NCA--White Rock Spring1
2019-08-10 09:15Desert Center--Lake Tamarisk1
2019-08-11 08:45Pahrump--Discovery Park (Willow Creek Golf Course)1
2019-08-11 09:23Salton Sea--Schrimpf Rd. Cove2
2019-08-16 12:01Salton Sea--Garst Rd./Morton Bay1
2019-08-21 07:38Sonny Bono Salton Sea NWR--Union Tract / Visitor Center2
2019-08-20 09:34Sonny Bono Salton Sea NWR--Rock Hill Trail1
2019-08-17 11:30Salton Sea--Obsidian Butte1
2019-08-11 12:20Salton Sea--Lack Rd. at Grubel Rd. seawall1
2019-08-10 08:38Salton Sea--Lack Rd. at Lindsey Rd1
2019-08-22 19:3029 Palms Inn1
2019-08-19 11:36Joshua Tree NP--west entrance1
2019-08-22 05:30Coachella Valley Preserve, Thousand Palms Oasis3
2019-08-17 07:00The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens1
2019-08-14 15:00Death Valley NP--Furnace Creek1
2019-08-14 07:25Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains NM--Visitor Center1
2019-08-18 07:29Borrego Springs--WTP Settling Ponds2
2019-08-16 17:32Borrego Springs--Resort and Country Club1
2019-08-09 13:45Mission Lakes Country Club1
2019-08-09 09:40Palm Springs, Demuth Park1
2019-08-15 07:30Big Morongo Canyon Preserve1
2019-08-15 16:00Anza-Borrego Desert SP--Visitor Center1
2019-08-19 08:14Kitchen Creek Rd.--near I-82
2019-08-09 18:15Bahía de San Quintín1
2019-08-17 09:55Wildwood Creek Basin1
2019-08-18 08:00Sweetwater Reservoir1
2019-08-18 06:20China Lake NAWS--Sewage Ponds (restricted access)2
2019-08-16 07:37Glen Helen Regional Park2
2019-08-20 08:30Lake Elsinore--south levee and back basin1
2019-08-21 10:58Tijuana River--south of sod farm1
2019-08-14 08:30Oceanside--San Luis Rey River riparian1
2019-08-11 06:16Grapevine Canyon (KER Co. near Indian Wells)1
2019-08-14 14:30I-5 Vista Point rest stop (southbound)1
2019-08-09 09:41Bell View Trail--Rancho Santa Margarita SW1
2019-08-17 08:46El Prado Golf Course2
2019-08-17 07:00San Onofre SB1
2019-08-16 07:40Agua Chinon (restricted access)1
2019-08-17 07:05St. Andrew's Priory1
2019-08-17 16:34Tinemaha Reservoir2
2019-08-17 08:41Irvine Regional Park1
2019-08-15 08:15Peters Canyon Reg Park1
2019-08-21 07:29Aliso and Wood Canyons WP--Aliso Creek Trail to Wood Canyon Trail1
2019-08-20 11:01San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary1
2019-08-19 07:33Piute Ponds (permit required)1
2019-08-15 11:05Rosamond WTP1
2019-08-17 16:59Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa1
2019-08-22 10:24Crawford Ave.--north of Highway 1802
2019-08-20 09:00Canada Larga Rd.2
2019-08-21 09:00Santa Barbara Canyon1
2019-08-14 17:00Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park1
2019-08-13 07:35Whale Rock Reservoir1