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Greater Roadrunner
April Peter Ericsson

Greater Roadrunner

Yucca Valley, Palm Springs, Cal

Here is a bird I definitely wanted to see. On our last day at our friends house in Yucca Valley this one showed up at our doorsteps.
It came scrounging for food. Moved rapidly and made it very difficult to get a shot of.
This is the best I got in a 2 minutes frenzy which included getting woken up from my siesta, scrambling for my camera and then running around barefooted to try to get a shot. Lots of fun!


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Vitit Kantabutra08-Aug-2008 03:30
Great action shot! I also love your photos of Thai birds. (I'm from Thailand and still don't have bird photos from there. I love birds but don't know much about them.)
Dan Hillsman16-Jul-2008 03:54
Great shot of a roadrunner - the action and crispness here and in the acorn woodpecker are a perfect mix.
Ingo Waschkies21-May-2008 23:29
Wonderful catch, can feel the mocement and the bird is still sharp!
Peter Stahl20-May-2008 13:35
Nice one Peter. love the low perspective and action.!
Flo Hendry11-May-2008 06:01
Wonderful catch! Nice crisp details!
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik26-Apr-2008 23:22
Glad you got to see this great sp, and capture him running. L&S
Janet Forjan-Freedman25-Apr-2008 23:12
Great catch of this roadrunner on the run!
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