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"Trip Log ... June 7, 2010"
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 !!!

Morning trip, overcast and gray ... warm though ...

This trip includes ...
Black-headed Grosbeak ... Willow Flycatcher ... Yellow Warbler ... House Wren ... House Finch ... American Goldfinch ... Savannah Sparrow ... Barn Swallow ... Tree Swallow ... Red-breasted Sapsucker ... Cedar Waxwing ... Yellow-headed Blackbird ... Pied-billed Grebe ... Cinnamon Teal ... Northern Shoveler ... Great Blue Heron ... Great Horned Owl (youngsters) ... Western Painted Turtle ... Cinnabar Moth ...

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

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Black-headed Grosbeak, male. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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Black-headed Grosbeak, male. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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Black-headed Grosbeak, female. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Willow Flycatcher ... MORE Willow Flycatcher images

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Willow Flycatcher. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Yellow Warbler ... MORE Yellow Warbler images

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Yellow Warbler. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


House Wren ... MORE House Wren images

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House Wren. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


House Finch ... taking a bath ... MORE House Finch images

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House Finch, male, taking bath. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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House Finch, male and youngster. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


American Goldfinch ... MORE American Goldfinch images

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American Goldfinch, female. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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American Goldfinch, female. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Barn Swallow ... MORE Barn Swallow images

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Barn Swallow. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Tree Swallow ... MORE Tree Swallow images

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Tree Swallow. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Red-breasted Sapsucker ... MORE Red-breasted Sapsucker images

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Red-breasted Sapsucker. Note holes on right side of tree. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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Red-breasted Sapsucker. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Cedar Waxwing ... MORE Cedar Waxwing images

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Cedar Waxwing. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


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

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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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Yellow-headed Blackbird, male. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Pied-billed Grebe ... MORE Pied-billed Grebe images

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Pied-billed Grebe. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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Pied-billed Grebe. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Cinnamon Teal ... MORE Cinnamon Teal images

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Cinnamon Teal, male (foreground) and female (behind). Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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Cinnamon Teal, male. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Northern Shoveler ... MORE Northern Shoveler images

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Northern Shoveler, male. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Great Blue Heron ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

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Great Blue Heron. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Great Horned Owl ... MORE Great Horned Owl images

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Great Horned Owl, adult (left) and youngsters (right). Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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Great Horned Owl, youngster. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.
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Great Horned Owl, youngster. Overcast and gray. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Western Painted Turtles ... MORE Western Painted Turtles images

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Western Painted Turtles. Overcast and gray. Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


Cinnabar Moth ... MORE Moth and Butterflies images

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Cinnabar Moth. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 7, 2010.


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