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"Trip Log ... February 1, 2013"
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 !!!

Beautiful sunny winter day ... did two loops ... 43 different species ID'd ...

Species seen, heard, or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):

  1. American Coot ...
  2. American Kestrel ...
  3. American Robin ...
  4. American Wigeon ...
  5.   Bald Eagle ...
  6.   Black Phoebe ...
  7. Black-capped Chickadee ...
  8. Bufflehead ...
  9. Cackling Goose ...
  10. Canada Goose ...
  11. European Starling ...
  12. Gadwall ...
  13. Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  14. Great Blue Heron ...
  15. Great Egret ...
  16. Greater White-fronted Goose ...
  17. Green-winged Teal ...
  18. Herring Gull ...
  19.   Hooded Merganser ...
  20. Killdeer ...
  21. Lesser Scaup ...
  22. Long-billed Dowitcher ...
  23. Mallard ...
  24. Marsh Wren ...
  25. Northern Harrier ...
  26. Northern Pintail ...
  27.   Northern Shoveler ...
  28. Orange-crowned Warbler ...
  29.   Pacific Wren ...
  30. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  31. Red-breasted Nuthatch ...
  32.   Red-tailed Hawk ...
  33. Red-winged Blackbird ...
  34.   Ring-necked Duck ...
  35. Ruddy Duck ...
  36. Sandhill Crane ...
  37. Song Sparrow ...
  38. Steller's Jay ...
  39.   Tundra Swan ...
  40. Virginia Rail ...
  41. Western Scrub-Jay ...
  42. Wilson's Snipe ...
  43. Yellow-rumped Warbler ...

 
Bald Eagle and Red-tailed Hawk ... More Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle and Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.
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Bald Eagle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.


Black Phoebe ... More Black Phoebe images

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Black Phoebe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.


Hooded Merganser ... More Hooded Merganser images

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Hooded Merganser, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.


Northern Shoveler ... More Northern Shoveler images

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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.


Pacific Wren ... More Pacific Wren images

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Pacific Wren. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.


Ring-necked Duck ... More Ring-necked Duck images

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Ring-necked Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.
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Ring-necked Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.


Tundra Swan ... More Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swans. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken February 1, 2013.


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