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Greater Roadrunner

Geococcyx californianus (Lesson, 1829)

The greater roadrunner is a long-legged bird in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae, from the Aridoamerica region in the Southwestern United States and Mexico. The scientific name means "Californian earth-cuckoo". Along with the lesser roadrunner, it is one of two species in the genus Geococcyx. This roadrunner is also known as the chaparral cock, ground cuckoo, and snake killer. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Geococcyx
Scientific:
  Geococcyx californianus


Original description

Citation:
  (Lesson, 1829)

Reference:
  OeuvresCompl.Buffon p.420

Protonym:
  Saurothera californiana

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DB5DABCFA33AE06F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DB5DABCF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DB5DABCF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177836

Geographic range:

  • Geococcyx californianus: Arid sw US to s Mexico
English:
Greater Roadrunner
Catalan:
Correcamins gros
Czech:
kukačka kohoutí
Danish:
Stor Jordgøg
German:
Wegekuckuck
Spanish:
Correcaminos Grande
Spanish (Spain):
Correcaminos Grande
Finnish:
kalifornianjuoksukäki
French:
Grand Géocoucou
Croatian:
Ptica trkačica
Hungarian:
kaliforniai földikakukk
Icelandic:
Sprettgaukur
Italian:
Mimì maggiore
Japanese (romaji):
oomichibashiri
Japanese:
オオミチバシリ
Lithuanian:
Dirvinė bėgūnė
Dutch:
Grote Renkoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storløpegauk
Norwegian:
Storløpegjøk
Polish:
kukawka kalifornijska
Portuguese:
Papa-léguas-grande 
Russian:
Калифорнийская кукушка-подорожник
Slovak:
kukuľa zemná
Serbian:
Ptica trkačica
Swedish:
större tuppgök
Ukrainian:
Таязура-подорожник каліфорнійська
Chinese:
走鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
大走鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grand Géocoucou ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grand Géocoucou ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Road-runner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Geococcyx californianus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Geococcyx californiana [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Geococcyx californiana [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Geococcyx californianus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Geococcyx californianus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Correcamins, Correcamins gros
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
English, HBW: Greater Roadrunner
English (IOC): Greater Roadrunner
English (United States): Greater Roadrunner
Spanish: Correcaminos, Correcaminos Grande, Correcaminos Mayor, Correcaminos Norteño
Spanish (Spain): Correcaminos Grande
Spanish (HBW): Greater Roadrunner
Spanish (Mexico): Correcaminos Mayor, Correcaminos Norteño
Estonian: suur-jooksurkägu (jooksurkägu)
Finnish: Kalifornianjuoksukäki
French: Géocoucou de Californie, Grand Chemineau, Grand Géocoucou
Croatian: Ptica trkačica
Hungarian: kaliforniai földikakukk
Icelandic: Sprettgaukur
Italian: Corridore della strada, Mimì maggiore
Japanese (romaji): oomichibashiri
Japanese: オオミチバシリ
Kirghiz: талаа күкүгү
Scientific: Geococcyx california, Geococcyx californiana, Geococcyx californianus, Geococcyx californianus californianus, Geococcyx californianus californicus, Geococcyx californicus, Saurothera californiana
Lithuanian: Dirvinė bėgūnė
Latvian: lielā skrējējdzeguze
Dutch: Grote Renkoekoek, Roadrunner
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storløpegauk
Norwegian: Storløpegjøk
Polish: kukawka kalifornijska, Kukawka srokata
Portuguese: Papa-léguas-grande 
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-léguas-grande
Russian: большая кукушка, Земляная кукушка, калифорнийская кукушка, Калифорнийская кукушка-подорожник
Slovak: kukuľa zemná
Serbian: Ptica trkačica
Swedish: Större tuppgök
Turkish: Büyük yerkoşarı
Ukrainian: Таязура-подорожник каліфорнійська
Chinese: 走鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 大走鵑

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