Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... March 20, 2010"
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 !!!

Nice spring day with sun and high overcast ...

This trip includes ... Wood Duck ... Wilson's Snipe ... American Coot ... Great Blue Heron ... Tree Swallow ... White-breasted Nuthatch ... Yellow-rumped Warbler ... Black-capped Chickadee ... Ruby-crowned Kinglet ... House Finch ... Northern Flicker ... Red-winged Blackbird ... American Robin ... Western Scrub Jay ... Bald Eagle ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Great Horned Owl ... Raccoons ... Beaver "munchings" ... Western Painted Turtle ...

 
Wood Duck ... MORE Wood Duck images

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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.


Wilson's Snipe ... MORE Wilson's Snipe images

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Wilson's Snipe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.
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Wilson's Snipe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


American Coot ... MORE American Coot images

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American Coots. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


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 March 20, 2010.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


Tree Swallow ... MORE Tree Swallow images

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Tree Swallows. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.
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Tree Swallow, at nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.
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Tree Swallow, at nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


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 20, 2010.
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White-breasted_Nuthatch. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


Yellow-rumped Warbler and Black-capped Chickadee ... MORE Yellow-rumped Warbler images
MORE Black-capped Chickadee images

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Yellow-rumped Warbler, "Myrtle" variety (left) and Black-capped Chickadee (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


Ruby-crowned Kinglet ... MORE Ruby-crowned Kinglet images

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Ruby-crowned Kinglet. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


House Finch ... MORE House Finch images

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House Finch, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


Northern Flicker ... MORE Northern Flicker images

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Northern Flicker, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


Red-winged Blackbird ... MORE Red-winged Blackbird images

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Red-winged Blackbird, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


American Robin and Western Scrub Jay ... MORE American Robin images
MORE Western Scrub Jay images

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American Robin (left) and Western Scrub Jay (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


Bald Eagle ... MORE Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


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 20, 2010.


Great Horned Owl ... MORE Great Horned Owl images

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Great Horned Owl. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


Raccoons ... MORE Raccoon images

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


Beaver ... "munching" ... MORE Beaver images

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Beaver "munching". Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


Western Painted Turtle ... MORE Western Painted Turtle images

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Western Painted Turtle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.
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Western Painted Turtles. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 20, 2010.


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