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"Trip Log ... May 19, 2008"
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 !!!

Another new Refuge "photo bird" -- the Yellow Warbler !!!!!!1

This trip includes ... Bullock's Oriole (female in nest) ... Yellow Warbler ... Black-headed Grosbeak ... Cedar Waxwing ... Tree Swallow ... Northern Rough-winged Swallow ... Canada Goose ... Gadwall ... European Starling (baby) ... Yellow-headed Blackbird ... Red-winged Blackbird ... Savannah Sparrow ... Song Sparrow ... Marsh Wren ... Bewick's Wren ... Bushtit ... Mourning Dove ... Nootka Rose (Wild Rose) ...

 
Bullock's Oriole ... MORE Bullock's Oriole images

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Bullock's Oriole, female, in nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Yellow Warbler ... MORE Yellow Warbler images

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Yellow Warbler. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Black-headed Grosbeak... MORE Black-headed Grosbeak images

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Black-headed Grosbeaks, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.
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Black-headed Grosbeak, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Cedar Waxwing ... MORE Cedar Waxwing images

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Cedar Waxwing. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Tree Swallow ... MORE Tree Swallow images

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Tree Swallow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Northern Rough-winged Swallow ... MORE Northern Rough-winged Swallow images

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Northern Rough-winged Swallow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.
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Northern Rough-winged Swallow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


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 19, 2008.
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Canada Goose chicks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.
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Canada Goose family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Gadwall ... family ... MORE Gadwall images

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Gadwall family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.
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Gadwall family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


European Starling ... family ... MORE European Starling images

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European Starling, adult (left) and baby (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.
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European Starling, baby. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


European Starling ... "lunch" ... MORE European Starling images

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"lunch" ... European Starling, baby. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.
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"wanting more" ... European Starling, baby. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


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 19, 2008.
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


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

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Red-winged Blackbird, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.
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Savannah Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Song Sparrow ... MORE Song Sparrow images

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Song Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


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

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Bewick's Wren. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Marsh Wren ... MORE Marsh Wren images

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Marsh Wren. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Bushtit ... MORE Bushtit images

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Bushtit. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Mourning Dove ... MORE Mourning Dove images

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Mourning Dove. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


Nootka Rose (Wild Rose) ... MORE Nootka Rose images

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Nootka Rose (Wild Rose), with bee. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 19, 2008.


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