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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 8, 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 Carty Unit has miles of trails including a 2-mile "Oaks to Wetlands" trail. A pair of binoculars is a must and a camera makes it even more fun !!!

The following are images captured of the Northern Shoveler, arranged monthly. Not all images of the Northern Shoveler 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.

 
January 6, 2009 ... January 6, 2009, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, pair. Weather grey, rainy, and dreary. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken January 6, 2009.
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Northern Shovelers. Weather grey, rainy, and dreary. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken January 6, 2009.


February 1, 2013 ... February 1, 2013, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.
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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.


February 7, 2010 ... February 7, 2010, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 7, 2010.
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Northern Shovelers. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 7, 2010.
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Northern Shoveler, snoozing. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 7, 2010.


February 18, 2008 ... February 18, 2008, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 18, 2008.
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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 18, 2008.


February 28, 2008 ... February 28, 2008, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 28, 2008.
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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 28, 2008.


March 5, 2008 ... March 5, 2008, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 5, 2008.
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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 5, 2008.


March 8, 2008 ... March 8, 2008, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 8, 2008.
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Northern Shoveler, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 8, 2008.
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Northern Shovelers, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 8, 2008.


... more ... March 8, 2008, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 8, 2008.
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Northern Shovelers, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 8, 2008.


March 18, 2010 ... March 18, 2010, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 18, 2010.


March 30, 2008 ... March 30, 2008, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 30, 2008.


April 14, 2007 ... April 14 and 15, 2007, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 15, 2007.
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Northern Shoveler. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 15, 2007.


Northern Shoveler - Cinnamon Teal Confrontation ...

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Northern Shoveler posturing, Northern Shoveler and Cinnamon Teal Confrontation. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 14, 2007.


April 19, 2008 ... April 19, 2008, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 19, 2008.


June 7, 2010 ... June 7, 2010, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


October 5, 2007 ... October 5, 2007, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 5, 2007.


November 2, 2007 ... November 2, 2007, Trip Log

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Northern Shovelers. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 2, 2007.


November 13, 2010 ... November 13, 2010, Trip Log

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Northern Shoveler, pair. Late afternoon with heavy drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 13, 2010.
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Northern Shoveler, male. Late afternoon with heavy drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 13, 2010.


November 22, 2009 ... November 22, 2009, Trip Log

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Northern Shovelers, male (behind) and female (up front). One of the sunbreaks !!!!!! Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 22, 2009.
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Northern Shovelers, female. One of the sunbreaks !!!!!! Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 22, 2009.



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