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"Trip Log ... May 15, 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 !!!

An early morning trip to catch a glimpse of the Virginia Rail.

Todays trip includes ... Virginia Rail ... Savannah Sparrow ... Marsh Wren ... Cedar Waxwing ... Tree Swallow ... Western Scrub Jay ... American Kestrel ... Wood Duck ... Redhead ... Ruddy Duck ... Cinnamon Teal ... Mallard ... Mourning Dove ... Great Blue Heron ... Canada Goose ...

 
Virginia Rail ... MORE Virginia Rail images

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Virginia Rail. View at the Bird Blind. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.
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Virginia Rail. View at the Bird Blind. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Marsh Wren ... MORE Marsh Wren images

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Marsh Wren. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Cedar Waxwing ... MORE Cedar Waxwing images

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Cedar Waxwing. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Tree Swallow ... MORE Tree Swallow images

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Tree Swallow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Western Scrub Jay ... MORE Western Scrub Jay images

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Western Scrub Jay. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


American Kestrel ... MORE Kestrel images

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American Kestrel, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Wood Duck ... MORE Wood Duck images

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Wood Duck, male (left image) and female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.
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Wood Duck, male, in flight. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 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, May 15, 2007.
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Canada Goose family, "Follow the Leader". Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Redhead ... MORE Redhead images

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Redhead, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.
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Redhead, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Ruddy Duck ... MORE Ruddy Duck images

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Ruddy Duck, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Cinnamon Teal ... MORE Cinnamon Teal images

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Cinnamon Teal, male (left image) and female and male (right image). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Mallard ... MORE Mallard images

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Mallard pair (left) and pair feeding (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


Mourning Dove ... MORE Mourning Dove images

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Mourning Dove. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 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 15, 2007.


Great Blue Heron ... "relaxing" ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

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Great Blue Heron, "relaxing" (left image), and "Three Herons in a Tree" (right image). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


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, May 15, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 15, 2007.


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