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Western Painted Turtle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit, on the Kiwa Trail. Image taken, August 26, 2007.

The River "S" Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge has a 4.2 mile auto tour route and 1.5 mile seasonal hiking trail. The auto tour is an excellent way to see the Refuge. A pair of binoculars is a must and a camera makes it even more fun !!!

The following is a collection of images taken of the Western Painted Turtle, arranged yearly. Not all Western Painted Turtle images are shown here, more can be found throughout the Trip Logs. Also, link out to the "Trip Logs" to see more images of various birds, wildlife, and wildflowers taken each day.

 
2011 ...  

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Two Turtles and One Bee. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 3, 2011.

June 3, 2011, Trip Log
2010 ...  

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Western Painted Turtle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.

March 20, 2010, Trip Log
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Western Painted Turtles. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.
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Western Painted Turtles. Overcast and gray. Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.

June 7, 2010, Trip Log


2009 ...  

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Western Painted Turtles. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2009.

April 30, 2009, Trip Log


2008 ...  

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Six Turtles ... Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 12, 2008.

April 12, 2008, Trip Log
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Five Turtles. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 26, 2008.

April 26, 2008, Trip Log
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Western Painted Turtles. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 16, 2008.

May 16, 2008, Trip Log
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Western Painted Turtle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 27, 2008.

June 27, 2008, Trip Log


2007 ...  

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Three Western Painted Turtles. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 25, 2007.

March 25, 2007, Trip Log ...
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Western Painted Turtles, and a Coot. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Left image taken April 29, 2007, right image taken May 8, 2007.

April 29, 2007, Trip Log
May 8, 2007, Trip Log
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Western Painted Turtle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit, on the Kiwa Trail. Left image taken August 11, 2007, right image taken August 26, 2007.

August 11, 2007, Trip Log
August 26, 2007, Trip Log



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