The Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) is a long-legged bird in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae. 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. (From Wikipedia)
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lousat (87108) 2014-06-16 9:00
Hi Eleu,very nice capture of this bird,famous thanks to the cartoons...hheeh...difficult light very well exposed and fine detail too despite the distance,very well done! Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano
Silvio1953 (136675) 2014-06-16 12:08
Ciao Eleu, where is Willcoyote? Great capture of lovely roadrunner, fine details, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
rychem (32225) 2014-06-16 22:24
I guess the photo of this roadrunner was taken on the road indeed, very nice photo, it is a funny bird
jhm (148724) 2014-06-17 5:16
Almost not to believe that these little bird a snake killer, but the nature is wonderful
The bird with tail very high, this is nice.
Composition and presentation be superb.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
abmdsudi (50480) 2014-06-17 18:49
Beep! Beep! Is that really a roadrunner! I've only ever seen the cartoon and it looks nothing like this. How lovely. It looks rather like a starling on steroids and this one's obviously on the lookout for Wile. Fantastic detail you've caught here and I love the processing and presentation. Congrats
Miguel82 (27277) 2014-06-23 19:20
That bird became worldwide famous in the cartoon with the coyote doing funny things Eleu. Good picture of that roadrunner, not easy to capture while moving, regards