Greater Roadrunners are large cuckoos with a distinctive shape: long legs, a very long, straight tail, and a long neck. The head has a short crest and the bill is long, heavy, and slightly downcurved.
Larger than a Rock Pigeon; about the size (but more slender than) a Common Raven.crow-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 20.5-21.3 in (52-54 cm)
- Weight: 7.8-19.0 oz (221-538 g)
- Wingspan: 19.3 in (49 cm)