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"Trip Log ... April 30, 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 !!!

Overcast with occasional drizzle ... went looking for the Black-necked Stilts reported 2 days ago ... FOUND THEM !!! ... two on the south end of Rest Lake.

This trip includes ... Sora ... Wilson's Snipe ... Northern Shoveler ... Cinnamon Teal ... Wood Duck ... Ring-necked Duck ... Pied-billed Grebe ... Redhead ... Black-necked Stilt ... American Bittern ... Canada Goose (babies) ... Double-crested Cormorant ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Yellow-headed Blackbird ... Red-winged Blackbird ... European Starling ... Tree Swallow ... Yellow-rumped Warbler ... American Goldfinch ... Common Yellowthroat ... Golden-crowned Sparrow ... Savannah Sparrow ... House Finch ... Spotted Towhee ...

 
Sora ... MORE Sora images

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Sora. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.
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Sora. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.
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Sora. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.
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Sora. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.
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Sora. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


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

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Wilson's Snipe. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Northern Shoveler ... MORE Northern Shoveler images

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Northern Shoveler, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.
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Northern Shoveler, female. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Cinnamon Teal ... MORE Cinnamon Teal images

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Cinnamon Teal, female (front) and male (rear). Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Wood Duck ... MORE Wood Duck images

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Wood Duck, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Ring-necked Duck ... MORE Ring-necked Duck images

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Ring-necked Duck, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.
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Ring-necked Duck, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Pied-billed Grebe ... MORE Pied-billed Grebe images

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Pied-billed Grebe. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Redhead ... MORE Redhead images

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Redhead, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Black-necked Stilt ... MORE Black-necked Stilt images

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Black-necked Stilts. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken April 20, 2010.
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Black-necked Stilts. Right image enlarged 200%. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken April 20, 2010.
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Black-necked Stilt. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken April 20, 2010.


American Bittern ... MORE American Bittern images

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American Bittern. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Canada Goose ... MORE Canada Goose images

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Canada Goose goslings. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Double-crested Cormorant ... MORE Double-crested Cormorant images

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Double-crested Cormorant. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.
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Double-crested Cormorant. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.
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Double-crested Cormorant. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Red-tailed Hawk being harassed by Red-winged Blackbird ... MORE Red-tailed Hawk images

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Red-tailed Hawk being harassed by Red-winged Blackbird. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Yellow-headed Blackbird ... MORE Yellow-headed Blackbird images

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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


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

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Red-winged Blackbird, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


European Starling ... MORE European Starling images

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European Starling. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Tree Swallow ... MORE Tree Swallow images

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Tree Swallow. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


American Goldfinch ... MORE American Goldfinch images

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American Goldfinch, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Yellow-rumped Warbler ... MORE Yellow-rumped Warbler images

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Yellow-rumped Warbler. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Common Yellowthroat ... MORE Common Yellowthroat images

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Common Yellowthroat. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


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

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Golden-crowned Sparrow. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


House Finch ... MORE House Finch images

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House Finch. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


Spotted Towhee ... MORE Spotted Towhee images

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Spotted Towhee, male. Day overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, April 30, 2010.


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