|Photo by Ned Harris, 1/18/2012|
During the cold desert night, roadrunners lower their body temperature slightly, going into a slight torpor to conserve energy. To warm itself during the day, the roadrunner exposes dark patches of skin on its back to the sun.
Anne says: Yesterday's bridge was 5 (the first of the WPA bridges). Since you can't see the plaque from above, you'll want to look for the rocky wall to the north.