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"Trip Log ... April 8, 2011"
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 !!!

Walked the North Carty Unit ... nice sunny spring day. Saw and/or heard 25 different species of birds ... plus a snake, a bunny, and a butterfly.    Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


25 species of birds seen and/or heard (in alphabetical order):
  • American Robin ...
  •   Bald Eagle ...
  •   Bewick's Wren ...
  • Black-capped Chickadee ...
  • Canada or Cackling Geese (heard) ...
  • Dark-eyed Junco ...
  •   Downy Woodpecker ...
  •   Golden-crowned Sparrow ...
  • Great Blue Heron ...
  • Great Egret ...
  • Lesser Scaup ...
  • Mallard ...
  • Marsh Wren ...
  • Northern Flicker ...
  •   Pacific Wren ...
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch ...
  • Red-tailed Hawk ...
  • Red-winged Blackbird ...
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet ...
  •   Song Sparrow ...
  • Spotted Towhee ...
  • Tree Swallow ...
  • Western Scrub Jay ...
  • Wilson's Snipe ...
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler ...

 
Bald Eagle ... MORE Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle. Nice sunny spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, North Carty Unit. Image taken, April 8, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


Downy Woodpecker ... MORE Downy Woodpecker images

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Downy Woodpecker, male. Nice sunny spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, North Carty Unit. Image taken, April 8, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


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

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Golden-crowned Sparrow, molting youngster. Nice sunny spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, North Carty Unit. Image taken, April 8, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


Song Sparrow ... MORE Song Sparrow images

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Song Sparrow. Nice sunny spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, North Carty Unit. Image taken, April 8, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


Bewick's Wren ... MORE Bewick's Wren images

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Bewick's Wren. Nice sunny spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, North Carty Unit. Image taken, April 8, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.
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Bewick's Wren. Nice sunny spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, North Carty Unit. Image taken, April 8, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


Pacific Wren ... MORE Pacific Wren images

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Pacific Wren. Nice sunny spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, North Carty Unit. Image taken, April 8, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


Spring Azure Butterfly ... MORE Butterfly images

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Spring Azure Butterfly. Nice sunny spring day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, North Carty Unit. Image taken, April 8, 2011. Canon EOS 60d, 200z.


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