Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... March 2, 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 !!!

Overcast and drizzly ... one loop late afternoon ... only carried Canon Superzoom ...

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

  1. American Coot ...
  2. American Kestrel ...
  3. American Robin ...
  4. Bald Eagle ...
  5. Belted Kingfisher ...
  6. Black Phoebe ...
  7. Bufflehead ...
  8. Cackling Geese ...
  9. Canada Geese ...
  10. Gadwall ...
  11. Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  12. Great Blue Heron ...
  13. Great Egret ...
  14. Great Horned Owl ...
  15.   Greater Yellowlegs ...
  16. Gull (species) ...
  17. Hooded Merganser ...
  18. Killdeer ...
  19. Lesser Scaup ...
  20.   Long-billed Dowitcher ...
  21. Mallard ...
  22. Northern Flicker ...
  23. Northern Pintail ...
  24. Northern Shoveler ...
  25. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  26. Red-tailed Hawk ...
  27. Red-winged Blackbird ...
  28. Ring-necked Duck ...
  29. Ruddy Duck ...
  30. Sandhill Crane ...
  31. Song Sparrow ...
  32.   Steller's Jay ...
  33. Tundra Swan ...
  34. Western Scrub-Jay ...

 
Greater Yellowlegs ... More Greater Yellowlegs images

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Greater Yellowlegs. Overcast and drizzly. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 2, 2013.


Long-billed Dowitcher ... More Long-billed Dowitcher images

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Long-billed Dowitcher. Overcast and drizzly. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 2, 2013.


Steller's Jay ... More Steller's Jay images

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Steller's Jay. Overcast and drizzly. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 2, 2013.


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