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Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) (Lesson, 1829)
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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae

Scientific:
  Geococcyx californianus
Citation:
  (Lesson, 1829)

Protonym:
  Saurothera californiana

Avibase ID:
  DB5DABCFA33AE06F

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177836

Geographic range:

  • Geococcyx californianus: Arid sw US to s Mexico
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Greater Roadrunner
Czech:
  kukačka kohoutí
German:
  Wegekuckuck
Danish:
  Stor Jordgøg
Spanish:
  Correcaminos Grande
Finnish:
  kalifornianjuoksukäki
French:
  Grand Géocoucou
Italian:
  Corridore della strada
Japanese:
  oomichibashiri
Japanese:
  オオミチバシリ
Dutch:
  Grote Renkoekoek
Norwegian:
  Storløpegjøk
Polish:
  kukawka kalifornijska
Portuguese:
  Papa-léguas-grande 
Russian:
  Калифорнийская кукушка-подорожник
Slovak:
  kukuľa zemná
Swedish:
  Större tuppgök
Chinese:
  走鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Grand Géocoucou ( Geococcyx californianus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Grand Géocoucou ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 1st edition:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 4th edition:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
eBird version 1.50:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
James Lee Peters:
    Geococcyx californianus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Geococcyx californiana
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Geococcyx californiana
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Geococcyx californianus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Czech: Kukacka kohoutí, kukačka kohoutí
Danish: Stor Jordgøg
German: Erdkuckuck, Wegekuckuck
English: California Roadrunner, Chapparal cock, Greater Roadrunner, Greater Road-runner, Ground Cuckoo, Paisano, Road runner, Roadrunner, Road-runner
Spanish: Correcaminos, Correcaminos Grande, Correcaminos Mayor, Correcaminos Norteño
Spanish (Mexico): Correcaminos Mayor, Correcaminos Norteño
Estonian: suur-jooksurkägu (jooksurkägu)
Finnish: Kalifornianjuoksukäki
French: Géocoucou de Californie, Grand Chemineau, Grand Géocoucou
Hungarian: kaliforniai földikakukk
Italian: Corridore della strada, Mimì maggiore
Japanese: oomichibashiri
Japanese: オオミチバシリ
Latin: Geococcyx california, Geococcyx californiana, Geococcyx californianus, Geococcyx californianus californicus, Geococcyx californicus
Dutch: Grote Renkoekoek, Roadrunner
Norwegian: Storløpegjøk
Polish: kukawka kalifornijska, Kukawka srokata
Portuguese: Papa-léguas-grande 
Russian: большая кукушка, Земляная кукушка, калифорнийская кукушка, Калифорнийская кукушка-подорожник
Slovak: kukuľa zemná
Swedish: Större tuppgök
Chinese: 走鹃

 

         

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