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"Trip Log ... May 28, 2013"
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 spotty sun breaks, but no rain.

Species seen, heard, or photographed ... (in alphabetical order):

  1. American Coot ...
  2. American Crow ...
  3. American Goldfinch ...
  4. American Kestrel ...
  5. American Robin ...
  6. Bald Eagle ...
  7. Barn Swallow ..
  8. Belted Kingfisher ...
  9. Bewick's Wren ...
  10.   Black-headed Grosbeak ...
  11.   Blue-winged Teal ...
  12. Bullock's Oriole ...
  13. Canada Goose ...
  14.   Cedar Waxwing ...
  15. Cinnamon Teal ...
  16. Cliff Swallow ...
  17. Common Yellowthroat ...
  18. European Starling ...
  19. Gadwall ...
  20. Great Blue Heron ...
  21.   Great Egret ...
  22. Great Horned Owl ...
  23. Killdeer ...
  24.   Lazuli Bunting ...
  25. Mallard ...
  26. Marsh Wren ...
  27. Mourning Dove ...
  28.   Northern Flicker ...
  29. Northern Harrier ...
  30. Northern Shoveler ....
  31. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  32. Purple Martin ...
  33. Red-tailed Hawk ...
  34. Red-winged Blackbird ...
  35. Ruddy Duck ...
  36.   Savannah Sparrow ...
  37.   Song Sparrow ...
  38. Spotted Towhee ...
  39. Steller's Jay ...
  40. Tree Swallow ...
  41. Turkey Vulture ...
  42. Violet-green Swallow ...
  43. Virginia Rail ...
  44. Western Scrub-Jay ...
  45.   Wilson's Snipe ...
  46.   Yellow Warbler ...
  47.   Yellow-headed Blackbird ...

 
Black-headed Grosbeak ... More Black-headed Grosbeak images

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Black-headed Grosbeak, female. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Black-headed Grosbeak, female. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Blue-winged Teal ... More Blue-winged Teal images

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Blue-winged Teal, male (behind) and female (infront). Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Blue-winged Teal, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Blue-winged Teal, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Cedar Waxwing ... More Cedar Waxwing images

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Cedar Waxwing. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Great Egret ... More Great Egret images

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Great Egrets. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Lazuli Bunting ... More Lazuli Bunting images

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Lazuli Bunting, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Northern Flicker ... More Northern Flicker images

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Northern Flicker. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Northern Flicker. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Savannah Sparrow ... "fledgling" ... More Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow fledgling. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Savannah Sparrow fledgling. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Savannah Sparrow fledgling. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Savannah Sparrow ... "adult" ... More Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow adult. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Song Sparrow ... More Song Sparrow images

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Song Sparrow. Overcast with spotty sun. On Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Wilson's Snipe ... More Wilson's Snipe images

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Wilson's Snipe. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Yellow Warbler ... More Yellow Warbler images

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Yellow Warbler, female. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Yellow Warbler, female. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Yellow Warbler, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


Yellow-headed Blackbird ... More Yellow-headed Blackbird images

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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


... heads ... More Yellow-headed Blackbird images

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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Overcast with spotty sun. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken May 28, 2013.


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