The greater roadrunner is a since quite a while ago legged feathered creature in the cuckoo family, Cuculidae. The Latin name signifies "Californian earth-cuckoo". Alongside the lesser roadrunner, it is one of two animal varieties in the roadrunner variety Geococcyx. This roadrunner is otherwise called the chaparral chicken, ground cuckoo, and snake executioner. The roadrunner is around 52–62 cm long, has a 43–61 cm wingspan and weighs 221–538 g. It remains around 25–30 cm tall and is the biggest North American cuckoo. The grown-up has a rugged peak and long, thick, dim bill. It has a long, dull tail, a dim head and back, and is blue on the front of the neck and on the tummy. Roadrunners have 4 toes on every zygodactyl foot; two face forward, and two face retrogressive.
Wednesday, 6 March 2013
In general, a rural area is a geographic area that is located outside the cities and towns. The Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines the word "rural" as encompassing "...all population, housing, and territory not included within an urban area. Whatever is not urban is considered rural."
Friday, 11 May 2012
The Ericaceae, commonly known as the heath or heather family, is a group of mostly calcifuge (lime-hating) flowering plants. The family is large, with roughly 4000 species spread across 126 genera, making it the 14th most speciose family of flowering plants. There are many well-known and economically important members of the Ericaceae, these include the cranberry, blueberry, huckleberry, azalea, rhododendron, and various common heaths and heathers (Erica, Cassiope, Daboecia, and Calluna for example).
Wednesday, 21 September 2011
Runner Runner is an American pop rock band founded in Huntington Beach, California The lead singer Ryan is from Vineland, NJ in 2008. They were the first band signed to a joint venture between Capitol Records, MRV and C.E. Music a subsidiary of David Letterman's Worldwide Pants, Inc. The band's television debut was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on July 20, 2010.