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[Photo] Lesser Roadrunner (Geococcyx velox): This beautifully patterned bird is found throughout much of Honduras from near sea level well up into the highlands. It inhabits disturbed areas and scrub and although it is large it can be easily overlooked. It preys on large insects, snakes and lizards, using its speed to chase them down. From Birds of Honduras http://www.birdsofhonduras.com/field_work.html Photo by Larry Wan
The Lesser Roadrunner, Geococcyx velox, is a large, long-legged member of the Cuckoo family, Cuculidae.
The Lesser roadrunner resembles the Greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californiana) in appearance and habit but is smaller and has a significantly shorter bill. Its breeding range is in southwestern Mexico, and north into the western side of the Sierra Madre Occidental range; also northern Central America, and a disjunct range in the northern Yucat??n Peninsula.
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