Tag Archives: Roadrunner

The Tale of Tippy Tail

Teenagers!  Once they get out of the nest, it’s hard to keep track of them.  This is the last portrait of all three baby roadrunners before they started abandoning their home for the great outdoors.  The third one is in … Continue reading

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Three To Go

  Here they are as newborns (above).  There are three tiny babies in there – seems like only yesterday ! And here they are a few days ago (below). TODAY!  The largest one is out of the nest and having … Continue reading

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Awaiting a Giant Snake

There has been a lot of activity in the roadrunner nest over the last couple of weeks.  The babies hatched and the parents are being run ragged providing enough food for those voracious appetites. I’ll put a picture of the … Continue reading

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What’s So Funny?

  Not sure what he was laughing at, but it must have been hilarious!        

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Roadrunner Redux ???

We have been seeing roadrunners prancing around out back for a few months, but for the last few days, they have been coming in closer and closer. Yesterday afternoon they made a preliminary inspection of the hedge where two roadrunner … Continue reading

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Straddling the Fence

He couldn’t seem to make up his mind which side of the fence he wanted to be on. Big excitement today – an even half dozen black cows went wandering by. The mesquite trees are so dense now, that it … Continue reading

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Roadrunner in the Bower

He seems to be saying “Am I not beautiful?”. He let me take five minutes of video of him and about a dozen stills that day. This morning, he ran all over, teasing me, from one part of the yard … Continue reading

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