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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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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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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): http://digital-desert.com/wildlife/road-runner.html

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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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