Scenic Queen Creek, Roadrunner

(Special to the Independent/Jim Jensen)

While seated in his car in a parking lot, Jim Jensen photographed a roadrunner that had hopped on top of a wall in Queen Creek.

(Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story misidentified the bird as a cactus wren.)

The Independent encourages residents to submit their favorite scenic or wildlife photos taken in Queen Creek and San Tan Valley, with a short description of the shot, for publication with photo credit.

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To view more Scenic photos, visit the Galleries page on the Queen Creek Independent website.

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