Biologist James Cornett On The Greater Roadrunner

Roadrunners are one of the most well-known birds in the United States and have fascinated many, like biologist James Cornett. He’s the author of  The Chihuahuan Desert, The Splendid Ocotillo, Wildlife of the Southwestern DesertsIndian Uses of Desert Plants, and most recently, The Greater Roadrunner.

Diana Nguyen talked to Cornett to find out what he’s learned about roadrunners.

Cornett will speak at 7 pm on Thursday, April 4th at the Crowley Theater for the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute’s Roger Conant Guest Lecturer Program.

About Diana Nguyen

Diana Nguyen is a born and bred Texan from Houston. She reports for Marfa Public Radio where she also hosts and produces the interview program West Texas Talk. Nguyen studied Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas, was a student at the Transom Story Workshop, and was a Next Generation Radio Fellow. Her work explores the stories and forces that shape the people and places of Far West Texas.
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