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"Trip Log ... June 9, 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 !!!

Nice early summer day ... did only one lap of the auto tour ... hiked the Kiwa Trail looking for Black Terns ... SUCCESS !!!!, we saw THREE ...

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

  1. American Bittern ...
  2. American Coot ...
  3.   American Goldfinch ...
  4.   American Robin ...
  5. Bald Eagle ...
  6.   Black Tern ...
  7. Black-capped Chickadee ...
  8. Black-headed Grosbeak ...
  9.   Blue-winged Teal ...
  10.   Brown-headed Cowbird ...
  11.   Cedar Waxwing ...
  12.   Cinnamon Teal ...
  13. Common Raven ...
  14. Common Yellowthroat ...
  15. European Starling ...
  16. Gadwall ...
  17. Great Blue Heron ...
  18. Great Egret ...
  19. House Wren ...
  20. Mallard ...
  21. Marsh Wren ...
  22. Mourning Dove ...
  23. Northern Shoveler ...
  24. Osprey ...
  25. Pied-billed Grebe ...
  26. Purple Martin ...
  27. Redhead ...
  28. Red-tailed Hawk ...
  29.   Red-winged Blackbird ...
  30. Ruddy Duck ...
  31. Savannah Sparrow ...
  32. Song Sparrow ...
  33. Sora ...
  34. Steller's Jay ...
  35.   Tree Swallow ...
  36. Turkey Vulture ...
  37. Violet-green Swallow ...
  38. Virginia Rail ...
  39. Western Scrub-Jay ...
  40.   Western Wood-Pewee ...
  41. Willow Flycatcher ...
  42. Wilson's Snipe ...
  43. Yellow Warbler ...
  44. Yellow-headed Blackbird ...

 
American Goldfinch ... More American Goldfinch images

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American Goldfinch, female. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


American Robin ... More American Robin images

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American Robin, youngster. On the Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


Black Tern ... More Black Tern images

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Black Tern over West Lake, Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.
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Black Tern over West Lake, Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


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

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Blue-winged Teal pair, female (left) and male (right). On the Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


Brown-headed Cowbird ... More Brown-headed Cowbird images

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Brown-headed Cowbird, male. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


Cedar Waxwing ... More Cedar Waxwing images

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Cedar Waxwing. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


Cinnamon Teal ... More Cinnamon Teal images

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Cinnamon Teal, male. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


... two males ... More Cinnamon Teal images

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Cinnamon Teal, two males. On the Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.
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Cinnamon Teal, two males. On the Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.
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Cinnamon Teal, two males. On the Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


Red-winged Blackbird ... More Red-winged Blackbird images

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Red-winged Blackbird, female. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


Tree Swallow ... More Tree Swallow images

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Tree Swallow. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


Western Wood-Pewee ... More Western Wood-Pewee images

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Western Wood-Pewee. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


Bee Swarm ... More Insect images

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Bee swarm, Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.
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Bee swarm, Kiwa Trail. Nice early summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken June 9, 2013.


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