Photo Submission

Submitted By

Susan Voelker

Tucson, AZ, USA

Description

At the top of a small mesquite tree this roadrunner was alternately puffing out his feathers and clacking its bill. I did not hear any response nor note a rival or mate but my guess is this is mating or territorial behavior. Or maybe he was just annoyed. Shown is the bird being puffy.

Category

Behavior

Greater Roadrunner