Greater Roadrunner

Photo of a greater roadrunner, side view

The greater roadrunner has a long tail; long, heavy, downcurved bill; and four toes positioned like an X. It runs on the ground, is relatively large, and has short, rounded wings. It has a brown and pale streaked appearance, darker above than below. The tail is long and dark with white edges, the legs are strong and long, and the head feathers are crested.

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