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Greater Roadrunner

Geococcyx californianus (Lesson, 1829)

The Greater Roadrunner, taxonomically classified as Geococcyx californianus, meaning "Californian Earth-cuckoo," is a long-legged bird in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae. Along with the Lesser Roadrunner, it is one of two species in the roadrunner genus Geococcyx. This roadrunner is also known as the chaparral cock, ground cuckoo, and snake killer. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
  Geococcyx

Scientific:
  Geococcyx californianus

Citation:
  (Lesson, 1829)

Reference:
  OeuvresCompl.Buffon 6 p.420

Protonym:
  Saurothera californiana

Avibase ID:
  DB5DABCFA33AE06F

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177836

Geographic range:

  • Geococcyx californianus: Arid sw US to s Mexico
English:
Greater Roadrunner
Czech:
kukačka kohoutí
German:
Wegekuckuck
Danish:
Stor Jordgøg
Spanish:
Correcaminos Grande
Finnish:
kalifornianjuoksukäki
French:
Grand Géocoucou
Icelandic:
Sprettgaukur
Italian:
Mimì maggiore
Japanese:
oomichibashiri
Japanese:
オオミチバシリ
Dutch:
Grote Renkoekoek
Norwegian:
Storløpegjøk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storløpegauk
Polish:
kukawka kalifornijska
Portuguese:
Papa-léguas-grande 
Russian:
Калифорнийская кукушка-подорожник
Slovak:
kukuľa zemná
Swedish:
större tuppgök
Ukrainian:
Таязура-подорожник каліфорнійська
Chinese:
走鹃


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.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
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.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
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' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th 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]
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]
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 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:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
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):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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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 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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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:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Greater Roadrunner ( Geococcyx californianus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Geococcyx californianus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Geococcyx californiana [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
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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Other synonyms


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 (IOC): 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: oomichibashiri
Japanese: オオミチバシリ
Scientific: Geococcyx california, Geococcyx californiana, Geococcyx 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 
Russian: большая кукушка, Земляная кукушка, калифорнийская кукушка, Калифорнийская кукушка-подорожник
Slovak: kukuľa zemná
Serbian: Ptica trkačica
Swedish: Större tuppgök
Ukrainian: Таязура-подорожник каліфорнійська
Chinese: 走鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 大走鵑

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