CRAIG K. LORENZ / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CRAIG K. LORENZ / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus), Sonoran Desert, Arizona. The Greater Roadrunner is a large, elongated bird that runs rapidly on strong feet. It seldom flies. Its habitat includes chapparal, desert scrub, and other arid brush. It feeds on a wide variety of desert life including insects, scorpions, lizards and snakes.
Model release not required. Property release not required.