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Mobirdsters,
A birding couple sent me a note about the Greater Roadrunner in Newton 
County
that was on our Joplin CBC.  They enjoyed seeing it the other day.

The people that have the roadrunner on their property saw the roadrunner 
catch and
eat a Dark-eyed Junco during the January ice event.

A. C. Bent states, paraphrasing:  "lizards, small snakes, mice, rats, 
insects and
ground birds are taken.  Greater Roadrunner consume their food whole and
their strong digestive system breaks down their food entirely and do not 
cough up
pellets, bones, feathers, as do some hawks and most owls."

Cool birds.  They'll soon join my list of favorites if not careful!

Good birding,  Larry H.  Joplin (Jasper County) MO.

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