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#5831523 - 07/14/15 11:43 AM Road Runner on my truck.
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Parked at a well and he jumped up and said howdey, these are strange bird's.

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#5831530 - 07/14/15 11:46 AM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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You are quick with that camera. I like those things. Lotta folks think they're hell on quail eggs, but I think I remember TPWD saying coons, armadillos, and skunks are the real culprits.
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#5831550 - 07/14/15 11:58 AM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: Creekrunner]
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Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
You are quick with that camera. I like those things. Lotta folks think they're hell on quail eggs, but I think I remember TPWD saying coons, armadillos, and skunks are the real culprits.


Didn't need to be quick just had to move slow, he stayed there for about 2 minutes while the motor was running, door was open and radio playing. It wasn't until I tried to get around the window that he flew off. I wish I hadn't been pointing East.
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#5831557 - 07/14/15 12:03 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
Parked at a well and he jumped up and said howdey, these are strange bird's.










Edited by HWY_MAN (07/14/15 12:04 PM)
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#5831602 - 07/14/15 12:35 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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He's looking for smashed bugs.
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#5831634 - 07/14/15 01:07 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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They're voracious hunters. Regularly kill and eat rattlesnakes. Roadrunner vs Rattlesnake

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#5831640 - 07/14/15 01:09 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: YellowDog]
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Originally Posted By: YellowDog
He's looking for smashed bugs.


Not sure where he learned to do that, this spot is 5 miles to the closest road, I think it was his reflection that got him curious.
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#5831652 - 07/14/15 01:17 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
I think it was his reflection that got him curious.


'Happens to a few around here...

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#5831655 - 07/14/15 01:18 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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I am thinking it was the Crown Royal bag that had his eye.... grin
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#5831663 - 07/14/15 01:22 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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He wanted to enjoy some AC for a few minutes!

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#5831739 - 07/14/15 01:59 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Neat experience!
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#5831768 - 07/14/15 02:13 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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That's cool! We spent a summer at the ranch back in 82 cutting Russian thistles. We'd frequently see a pair, and within about 100-150 yds, a third. Never could figure out if it was the jilted lover or the MIL. I think somebody that kept one as a pet wrote a book long years ago about it.
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#5831773 - 07/14/15 02:15 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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I'll be, don't see that often, they usually clear the are pretty quick.
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#5831842 - 07/14/15 03:02 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
Ron H Offline
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A couple of seasons back I had that same thing happen. I just sat there for a few minutes until he decided to leave. I thought I was special, guess not!

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#5831854 - 07/14/15 03:08 PM Re: Road Runner on my truck. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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cool pic, I love to watch roadrunners, they are pretty comical
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