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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 6, 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 Ruddy Duck, arranged monthly. Not all Ruddy Duck images are shown here, more may be found in the Trip Logs. Also, link out to the "Trip Logs" to see more images of various birds, wildflowers, and wildlife taken each day.

 
January 16 and February 18, 2008 ... January 16, 2008, Trip Log
February 18, 2008, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, January 16, 2008.
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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 18, 2008.


March 5, 2008 ... "Walking on Water" ... March 5, 2008, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck ... "walking on water" ... Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 5, 2008.


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

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Ruddy Ducks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 5, 2008.
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Ruddy Duck. 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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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 8, 2008.


April 6, 2008 ... April 6, 2008, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 6, 2008.


April 20, 2007 ... April 20, 2007, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


May 2007 ... May 6, 2007, Trip Log
May 15, 2007, Trip Log
May 19, 2007, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 6, 2007.
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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.
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Ruddy Duck, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2007.


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

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Ruddy Duck, 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.


May 30, 3009 ... May 30, 2009, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck, female (left) and male (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


June 19, 2008 ... June 19, 2008, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 19, 2008.


June 27, 2008 ... June 27, 2008, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 27, 2008.


December 24, 2007 ... December 24, 2007, Trip Log

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Ruddy Duck, female, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 24, 2007.



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