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"Trip Log ... March 9, 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 !!!

Gorgeous spring saturday with LOTS of cars doing the loop ...

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

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

 
Brown Creeper ... More Brown Creeper images

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Brown Creeper. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 9, 2013.


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

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Long-billed Dowitchers. Nice spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 9, 2013.


Marsh Wren ... More Marsh Wren images

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Marsh Wren. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 9, 2013.


Red-breasted Sapsucker ... More Red-breasted Sapsucker images

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Red-breasted Sapsucker. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 9, 2013.
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Red-breasted Sapsucker. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 9, 2013.


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 March 9, 2013.


White-breasted Nuthatch ... More White-breasted Nuthatch images

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White-breasted Nuthatch. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 9, 2013.


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