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"Trip Log ... April 20, 2007"
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 !!!

Todays trip includes ... Great Blue Heron ... Bald Eagle ... Great Egret ... Northern Pintail ... American Wigeon ... Green-winged Teal ... Cinnamon Teal ... Ring-necked Duck ... Northern Shoveler ... American Coot ... Pied-billed Grebe ... Scaup ... Ruddy Duck ... Mallard ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Northern Harrier ... Savannah Sparrow ... Golden-crowned Sparrow ... American Robin ... Red-winged Blackbird ... Canada Geese (with family) ... Ross's Goose ... Great Horned Owl Nest ...

 
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, April 20, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Bald Eagle ... juvenile ... MORE Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Bald Eagle, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Great Egret ... MORE Great Egret images

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Great Egret. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Northern Pintail ... MORE Northern Pintail images

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Northern Pintails (left), and mating (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Northern Pintails. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Northern Pintail, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Northern Pintail ... feeding ... MORE Northern Pintail images

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Northern Pintail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Northern Pintail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


American Wigeon ... MORE American Wigeon images

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American Wigeon, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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American Wigeon, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Green-winged Teal ... MORE Green-winged Teal images

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Green-winged Teal. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Green-winged Teal. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Cinnamon Teal ... feeding ... MORE Cinnamon Teal images

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Cinnamon Teal, feeding. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Northern Pintail ... feeding ... MORE Northern Pintail images

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Northern Pintail, male, feeding. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


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, April 20, 2007.


Northern Shoveler ... MORE Northern Shoveler images

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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


American Coot ... MORE American Coot images

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American Coot. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


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, April 20, 2007.
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Pied-billed Grebe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Scaup ... Lesser ??? Greater ??? ... MORE Scaup images

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Lesser or Greater Scaup. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Ruddy Duck ... MORE Ruddy Duck images

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Ruddy Duck. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Mallard ... MORE Mallard images

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Mallard, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Mallard pair. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


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, April 20, 2007.


Northern Harrier ... MORE Northern Harrier images

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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow, at lake edge. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Savannah Sparrow, on post. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


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, April 20, 2007.


American Robin ... MORE American Robin images

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American Robin. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Red-winged Blackbird ... in flight ... MORE Red-winged Blackbird images

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Red-winged Blackbird. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


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

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Red-winged Blackbird. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Red-winged Blackbird. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Canada Goose ... family ... MORE Canada Goose images

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Canada Goose family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Canada Goose family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Canada Goose family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Canada Goose ... MORE Canada Goose images

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Canada Goose. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Cackling Goose ... MORE Canada Goose images

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Cackling Geese. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.
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Cackling Geese. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Ross's Goose ... MORE Ross's Goose images

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Ross's Goose. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


Great Horned Owl ... nest ... MORE Great Horned Owl images

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Two babies, Great Horned Owl Nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 20, 2007.


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