Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... May 30, 2009"
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 !!!

This trip includes ... Bullock's Oriole ... American Goldfinch ... White-breasted Nuthatch ... Song Sparrow ... Savannah Sparrow ... House Wren ... Tree Swallow ... Bonaparte's Gull ... Ruddy Duck ... Cinnamon Teal ... Wood Duck ... Great Blue Heron ... Wilson's Snipe ... Red-winged Blackbird ... Brown-headed Cowbird ... Belted Kingfisher ... American Kestrel ... Half moon ...

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

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Bullock's Oriole, first-year male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


American Goldfinch ... MORE American Goldfinch images

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American Goldfinch, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


White-breasted Nuthatch ... MORE White-breasted Nuthatch images

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White-breasted Nuthatch. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Song Sparrow ... MORE Song Sparrow images

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Song Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


House Wren ... MORE House Wren images

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House Wren (left), and House Wren at nest (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Tree Swallow ... MORE Tree Swallow images

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Tree Swallow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Bonaparte's Gull ... MORE Bonaparte's Gull images

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Bonaparte's Gull, plumage changing. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Ruddy Duck ... MORE Ruddy Duck images

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Ruddy Duck, female (left) and male (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Cinnamon Teal ... MORE Cinnamon Teal images

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Cinnamon Teal, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.
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Cinnamon Teal, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Wood Duck ... MORE Wood Duck images

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Wood Duck, male. On Long Lake (left) and on South Quigley Lake (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


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 30, 2009.


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

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Wilson's Snipe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


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

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Red-winged Blackbird. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Brown-headed Cowbird ... MORE Brown-headed Cowbird images

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Brown-headed Cowbird, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Belted Kingfisher ... MORE Belted Kingfisher images

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Belted Kingfisher. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


American Kestrel ... MORE American Kestrel images

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American Kestrel. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


Half moon ...  

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Half moon. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, May 30, 2009.


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