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Hop-Hop, the one-footed wild roadrunner

Here’s Hop-Hop, the one-footed roadrunner, hanging out on top of our truck parked in front of the house. It’s kind of hard to see in this picture because of the shadow and the way Hop-Hop is standing, but the guy … Continue reading

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A cast for an injured wild roadrunner

We’ve seen this roadrunner hopping around on one leg for months. Recently he came close enough that Jay could see that his injured leg was bent the wrong way. Yesterday, the roadrunner showed up again…this time with something on his … Continue reading

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Roadrunner, getting air in her feathers

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George, the curious roadrunner

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Greater Roadrunner, catching a breath

Finally got a nice shot of this fantastic animal, who seems to be coming round the Lodge more often lately. Photo by Stephanie Smith. More info on the Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus):

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May 1, 2010 front door porch —peeking in on finch chicks. I’ve been told that this bird—the Greater Roadrunner, or Geococcyx californianus—will go after rattlers, so it’s good to keep the biped coming around. Robyn says snack of small meatballs … Continue reading

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A roadrunner suns herself on the patio. She scampered off a few minutes later. A very intense sitch to come upon! A follower on instagram added: “Believed to be a way to warm up without expending energy and to help … Continue reading

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Notes from early springtime

Spring came three weeks ago, definitively. A bit early. Some people didn’t trust the warmth would stay, but it has. Hop-hop, the local one-footed wild roadrunner, reappeared after being absent for months, looking healthy. [That’s him pictured above.] He got … Continue reading

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Who goes there?

New mystery! Two holes have been dug that seem to curve towards each other, connecting as an underground tunnel, near our guest cabin. Each tunnel entrance is about 6 inches wide, maybe 8 inches high. The holes are maybe 8-10 … Continue reading

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