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House Finch, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 26, 2008.

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 !!!

Beautifully colored bird !!!!!!!

The following are images captured of the House Finch, arranged monthly. Not all House Finch 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, wildflowers, and wildlife seen each day.

 
February 1, 2011 ... February 1, 2011, Trip Log

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House Finch, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 1, 2011.


April 26, 2008 ... April 26, 2008, Trip Log

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House Finch, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 26, 2008.
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House Finch, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 26, 2008.
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House Finch, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 26, 2008.


... "listening to camera shutter" ... April 26, 2008, Trip Log

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House Finch, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 26, 2008.


... "flying" ... April 26, 2008, Trip Log

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House Finch ... "flying" ... Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 26, 2008.


May 27, 2011 ... May 27, 2011, Trip Log

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House Finch, male. Day had some rain, some wind, more rain, with a bit of sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 27, 2011.


June 7, 2010 ... taking a bath ... June 7, 2010, Trip Log

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House Finch, male, taking bath. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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House Finch, male and youngster. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


November 23, 2010 ... November 23, 2010, Trip Log

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House Finch, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 23, 2010.



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