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Category:Geococcyx - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Geococcyx


Two species from North America and Central America.
Both have brownish streaked plumage. They forage by walking on the ground.


Geococcyx is a genus in the family Cuculidae.

Genus Geococcyx viewedit
G. velox Lesser Roadrunner
G. californianus Greater Roadrunner


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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Pages in category ‘Geococcyx’

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