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Long-billed Dowitcher. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 22, 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 !!!

The following are images captured of the Long-billed Dowitcher, arranged monthly. Not all Long-billed Dowitcher 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.

 
March 2, 2013 ... March 2, 2013, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitcher. Overcast and drizzly. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 2, 2013.


March 9, 2013 ... March 9, 2013, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitchers. Nice spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 9, 2013.


May 6, 2013 ... May 3 and 6, 2013, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitcher. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 6, 2013.


May 11, 2013 ... May 11, 2013, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitchers. Canvasback Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 3, 2013.
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Long-billed Dowitcher. Canvasback Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 3, 2013.
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Long-billed Dowitcher. Canvasback Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 3, 2013.


August 11, 2007 ... August 11, 2007, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitcher. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 11, 2007.
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Long-billed Dowitchers, feeding. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 11, 2007.
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Long-billed Dowitcher group. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 11, 2007.


August 20, 2011 ... August 20, 2011, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitchers, and one Greater Yellowlegs. Evening shot. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 20, 2011.


October 12, 2011 ... October 12, 2011, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitchers. Mostly overcast day with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


October 17, 2009 ... October 17, 2009, Trip Log

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In flight, Long-billed Dowitchers, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 17, 2009.
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In flight, Long-billed Dowitchers, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 17, 2009.
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Long-billed Dowitchers, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 17, 2009.
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Long-billed Dowitcher, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 17, 2009.


October 22, 2008 ... October 22, 2008, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitcher. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 22, 2008.
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Two Greater Yellowlegs and one Long-billed Dowitcher. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 22, 2008.


October 26, 2008 ... October 26, 2008, Trip Log

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Long-billed Dowitcher. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 26, 2008.



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