Recent Examples of roadrunner from the Web
Paul Norconk woke up looking forward to taking his family to an educational ranger talk about roadrunners.
Presentations will include a display of falcons and hawks by master falconer Cisco Clibourne, a seminar on the migration of Swainson’s hawks through Borrego, the natural history of roadrunners, hummingbirds, and burrowing owls.
Gila monsters and coyotes eat their eggs for breakfast; roadrunners and snakes snack on juvenile tortoises; badgers and golden eagles feast on adults.
Also, hang feeders high enough to keep your pets or roadrunners from trying to catch the birds.
There’s little traffic in the high desert of central Arizona, save for the occasional roadrunner’s dash across the winding highway.
Hold the roadrunner jokes: The city says that more than two dozen pets are missing and that residents in the Llanfair and Yester Oaks neighborhoods have sighted coyotes on their property.
Dress locally in a floral sheath from Goldwater’s, a now-defunct Arizona department store, or a Novis Denne frock with a roadrunner embroidered on the pocket.
Wildlife such as speedy roadrunners, coveys of quails and scampering desert cottontail rabbits can be spotted.
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First Known Use of roadrunner
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Definition of roadrunner for English Language Learners
: a North American bird that lives in the desert and runs very fast
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