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"Trip Log ... June 26, 2007"
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 ... Killdeer ... House Wren ... Marsh Wren ... Barn Swallow ... Savannah Sparrow ... Yellow-headed Blackbird ... Red-winged Blackbird ... Osprey ... American Kestrel ... American Coot ... Great Blue Heron ... Fireweed ... Bull Thistle ...

 
Killdeer ... MORE Killdeer images

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Killdeer. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.
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Killdeer. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


House Wren ... MORE House Wren images

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House Wren chick peeking out of nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.
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House Wren, hungry chick. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.
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House Wren, adult at nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


Marsh Wren ... MORE Marsh Wren images

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Marsh Wren. Seen from Bird Blind. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


Barn Swallow ... MORE Barn Swallow images

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Barn Swallow width two juveniles (left), and Barn Swallow, adult (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.
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Barn Swallow on nest. Inside the Bird Blind, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


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, June 26, 2007.


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, June 26, 2007.
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Red-winged Blackbird, male, sunlit wing bars. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.
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Red-winged Blackbird, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


Osprey ... MORE Osprey images

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Osprey. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


American Kestrel ... MORE American Kestrel images

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American Kestrel, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


American Coot ... with younger chick ... MORE American Coot images

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American Coot and baby. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.
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American Coot feeding younger baby. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


... with older chick ... MORE American Coot images

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American Coot, older baby. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.
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American Coot, older baby. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


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, June 26, 2007.


Tansy Ragwort ... MORE Tansy Ragwort images

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Tansy Ragwort with Great Blue Heron in background (left), Tansy Ragwort (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


Fireweed ... MORE Fireweed images

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Fireweed flower. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.
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Fireweed flower, closeup. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


Bull Thistle ... MORE Thistle images

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Bull Thistle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, June 26, 2007.


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