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Wood Duck, male. View looking up canal from Kiwa Trail bridge. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 16, 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 Wood Duck, arranged monthly. Not all Wood Duck 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 28, 2008 ... February 28, 2008, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 28, 2008.
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Wood Duck, female. 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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Wood Duck pair. Male on left and female on right. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 5, 2008.


March 20, 2010 ... March 20, 2010, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.
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Wood Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


March 22, 2008 ... March 22, 2008, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 22, 2008.
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Wood Ducks, two pair. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 22, 2008.
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Wood Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 22, 2008.


March 29, 2007 ... March 29, 2007, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 29, 2007.
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Wood Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, March 29, 2007.


April 2, 2008 ... in tree ... April 2, 2008, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male, in tree. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 2, 2008.
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Wood Duck, male, in tree. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 2, 2008.


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

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


April 12, 2008 ... April 12, 2008, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 12, 2008.
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Wood Duck. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 12, 2008.


... chasing Ring-necked Duck ... April 12, 2008, Trip Log

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Wood Duck spots Ring-necked Duck. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 12, 2008.
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Wood Duck begins chasing Ring-necked Duck. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 12, 2008.
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Wood Duck chasing Ring-necked Duck. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 12, 2008.
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Wood Duck. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 12, 2008.


April 30, 2010 ... April 30, 2010, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


May 9, 2010 ... May 9, 2010, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male. Morning, overcast and gray, some sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 9, 2010.


May 15, 2007 ... May 15, 2007, Trip Log

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


May 16, 2008 ... May 16, 2008, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male. View looking up canal from Kiwa Trail bridge. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 16, 2008.


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

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Wood Duck, male. On Long Lake (left) and on South Quigley Lake (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


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

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Wood Duck, mother and two babies. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 19, 2008.
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Wood Duck, youngster. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 19, 2008.


June 23, 2010 ... family ... June 23, 2010, Trip Log

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Wood Duck family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 23, 2010.
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Wood Duck youngster. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 23, 2010.
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Wood Duck family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 23, 2010.


July 14, 2007 ... family ... July 14, 2007, Trip Log

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Wood Duck female with two babies. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2007.


August 9, 2010 ... August 9, 2010, Trip Log

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Three Wood Ducks. Overcast and cool gray morning. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 9, 2010.
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Wood Duck. Overcast and cool gray morning. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 9, 2010.


August 17, 2010 ... August 17, 2010, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 17, 2010.


August 28, 2011 ... August 28, 2011, Trip Log

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Wood Ducks, Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.
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Wood Duck, Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.


September 7, 2011 ... September 7, 2011, Trip Log

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Wood Ducks. Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 7, 2011.
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Wood Duck family. Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 7, 2011.


September 18, 2012 ... September 18, 2012, Trip Log

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Wood Duck. On Bower Slough. Sunny WINDY late afternoon. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 18, 2012.
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Wood Duck. On Bower Slough. Sunny WINDY late afternoon. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 18, 2012.


September 21, 2012 ... September 21, 2012, Trip Log

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Wood Duck. Overcast gray day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 23, 2012.


September 23, 2012 ... September 23, 2012, Trip Log

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Wood Duck. Semi-overcast Sunday. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 23, 2012.


September 27, 2010 ... September 27, 2010, Trip Log

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Wood Duck, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 27, 2010.



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