Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... May 8, 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 ... Canada Geese ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Song Sparrow ... American Bittern ... Yellow-headed Blackbird ... Great Blue Heron ... Great Egret ... American Coot and Western Painted Turtle ... Cinnamon Teal ... Nutria ...

 
Canada Goose ... MORE Canada Goose images

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Canada Goose pair. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.
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Canada Goose, male (left image), and male calling, with female (right image). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.
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Canada Goose. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 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, May 8, 2007.


Song Sparrow ... MORE Song Sparrow images

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Song Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


American Bittern ... MORE American Bittern images

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American Bittern. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


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

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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male, with Red-winged Blackbird (left image). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


Great Blue Heron ... "hiding" ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


Great Blue Heron ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

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Great Blue Heron, in flight. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron, landing. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron, in lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron, in lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


Great Egret ... MORE Great Egret images

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Great Egrets. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


American Coot and Western Painted Turtle ... MORE Turtle images

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American Coot and Western Painted Turtle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


American Coot ... MORE American Coot images

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American Coot. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


Cinnamon Teal ... MORE Cinnamon Teal images

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Cinnamon Teal, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.
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Cinnamon Teal, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.
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Cinnamon Teal, female (left) and male (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


Nutria ... MORE Nutria images

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Nutria. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 8, 2007.


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