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Image, 2007, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Tundra Swans P791 ... Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 3, 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 route circles "Rest Lake", one of the wintering-over places for Tundra Swans.

Banded Swans seen:
  • P774 ... November 11, 2011 ... adult male banded July 24, 2006, near King Salmon, Alaska Peninsula.
  • P791 ... November 3, 2007 ... female banded July 25, 2006, Alaska Peninsula, south of King Salmon, Alaska.
  • P855 ... December 31, 2010 ... second year female (hatched the prior year) banded July 23, 2009, near King Salmon, Alaska.
  • P903 ... December 18, 2011 ... adult male, banded on 26 July 2009 near King Salmon, on the northern Alaska Peninsula.
  • P904 ... December 18, 2011 ... adult female, banded on 26 July 2009 near King Salmon, on the northern Alaska Peninsula
  • P949 ... January 8, 2012 ...
  • P961 ... November 11, 2011 ... adult male, banded July 18, 2010, near King Salmon, Alaska Peninsula.
  • P986 ... November 15, 2011 ... second year female (hatched 2009), banded July 19, 2010, near King Salmon, Alaska Peninsula.
  • P988 ... November 11, 2011 ... adult female, banded July 19, 2010, near King Salmon, Alaska Peninsula.
  • T524 ... December 28, 2009 ... adult female banded on 26 July 2007, just north of Cold Bay, near south end Alaska Peninsula.
  • T524 ... January 8, 2012 ...


The following are images captured of banded Tundra Swans. To see more Tundra Swan images CLICK HERE. Also, link out to the "Trip Logs" to see more images of various birds, wildflowers, and wildlife seen each day.

 
P774 ... November 11, 2011 ... November 11, 2011, Trip Log

Image, 2011, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Tundra Swan P774. On Rest Lake. Overcast with a front coming in. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken November 11, 2011.


P774 was banded as an adult male on 24 July 2006 near King Salmon on the Alaska Peninsula.   -- info via Dr. Craig Ely, USGS Biologist Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska


P791 ... November 3, 2007 ... November 3, 2007, Trip Log

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Tundra Swan P791. Right image enlarged by 200%. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 3, 2007.


P791 is a female who was banded on the Alaska Peninsula, south of King Salmon, on July 25, 2006 (57.6547 x 157.37287).   -- info via Dr. Craig Ely, USGS Biologist Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska


P855 ... December 31, 2010 ... December 31, 2010, Trip Log

Image, 2010, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Tundra Swan "P855". Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 31, 2010.


P855 was banded as a second year (hatched the prior year) female on 23 July 2009, near King Salmon, Alaska.   -- info via Dr. Craig Ely, USGS Biologist Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska


P903 and P904 ... December 18, 2011 ... December 18, 2011, Trip Log

Image, 2011, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Tundra Swans, including banded P903 (right) and P904 (left), Rest Lake. Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Overcast and gray drippy day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken December 18, 2011.


P903 was banded as an adult male on 26 July 2009 near King Salmon, on the northern Alaska Peninsula. P904 was banded as an adult female on 26 July 2009 near King Salmon, on the northern Alaska Peninsula   -- info via Dr. Craig Ely, USGS Biologist Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska


P949 ... January 8, 2012 ... January 8, 2012, Trip Log

(to come)


P961 and P988 ... November 11, 2011 ... November 11, 2011, Trip Log

Image, 2011, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Tundra Swan P961 and P988. On Rest Lake. Overcast with a front coming in. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken November 11, 2011.


P961 was banded as an adult male on 18 July 2010 near King Salmon on the Alaska Peninsula, and P988 was banded as an adult female on 19July 2010 near King Salmon on the Alaska Peninsula.   -- info via Dr. Craig Ely, USGS Biologist Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska


P986 ... November 15, 2011 ... November 14 and 15, 2011, Trip Log

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Tundra Swan P986, "digiscoped". Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken November 15, 2011. Nikon Prostaff 65 scope and Canon S95 point-and-shoot.


T524 ... December 28, 2009 and January 8, 2012 ... December 28, 2009, Trip Log
January 8, 2012, Trip Log

Image, 2009, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Tundra Swan T524. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 28, 2009.


T524 was banded as a adult female on 26 July 2007, just north of Cold Bay, near the south end of the Alaska Peninsula.   -- info via Dr. Craig Ely, USGS Biologist Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska



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