Roadrunner's Nuptial Gift (TEP)

Greater Roadrunners are ground cuckoos. They are often seen running across roads in the American southwest. In arid, brushy habitat, their brown and white plumage makes them difficult to spot to observe their unique courtship displays. While visiting Big Bend National Park, a roadrunner was videotaped bowing and cooing shortly after it (presumably male) captured a Chipping Sparrow.