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"Trip Log ... February 19, 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 !!!

Gorgeous sunny morning ... the Oregon Junco is a first photographed bird as well as finally photographing a Harlan's Red-tailed Hawk !!!!!!!

This trip includes ...   American Robin ... American Kestrel ... Bald Eagle ... Bufflehead ... Canada Goose ... Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon Junco) ... Glaucous-winged Gull ... Golden-crowned Sparrow ... Great Blue Heron ... Greater White-fronted Geese ... Greater Yellowlegs ... Mallard ... Northern Harrier ... Northern Pintail ... Pied-billed Grebe ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Red-tailed Hawk (Harlan's) ... Ring-necked Duck ... Tundra Swans ...

 
Northern Pintail ... MORE Northern Pintail images

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Northern Pintail, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.
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Northern Pintails, male (left) and pair feeding (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.
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Northern Pintail, male, back of head. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.
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Northern Pintail "tails", female on left and male on right. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.
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Northern Pintails, male on left and female on right. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


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 19, 2008.
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Ring-necked Duck, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Bufflehead ... MORE Bufflehead images

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Bufflehead, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Pied-billed Grebe ... MORE Pied-billed Grebe images

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Pied-billed Grebe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Mallard ... MORE Mallard images

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Mallard, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Tundra Swans ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swans, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Greater White-fronted Geese ... MORE Greater White-fronted Goose images

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Greater White-fronted Geese, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Canada Goose ... MORE Canada Goose images

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Canada Goose. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Great Blue Heron ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Greater Yellowlegs ... MORE Greater Yellowlegs images

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Greater Yellowlegs. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Glaucous-winged Gull ... MORE Glaucous-winged Gull images

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Glaucous-winged Gull. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Red-tailed Hawk ... MORE Red-tailed Hawk images

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Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.
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Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Red-tailed Hawk ... "Harlan's" ... MORE Red-tailed Hawk images

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Red-tailed Hawk ... "Harlan's" ... Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Northern Harrier ... MORE Northern Harrier images

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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.
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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


American Kestrel ... MORE American Kestrel images

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American Kestrel, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.
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American Kestrels, mating. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Bald Eagle ... MORE Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle, youngster. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


American Robin ... MORE American Robin images

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American Robin. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Golden-crowned Sparrow ... MORE Golden-crowned Sparrow images

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Golden-crowned Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


Oregon Junco ... MORE Oregon Junco images

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Oregon Junco. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, February 19, 2008.


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