Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... July 7, 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 !!!

Birds and the Bees !!! ... Check out the bee at the end with the Thistle flower !!!!!!

This trip includes ... Bewick's Wren ... Bushtit ... Black-capped Chickadee ... White-breasted Nuthatch ... Bullock's Oriole ... Savannah Sparrow ... Barn Swallow (babies) ... Yellow-headed Blackbird ... Pied-billed Grebe ... American Coot (juvenile) ... Great Blue Heron ... Tansy Ragwort ... Mayweed Chamomile ... Field Bindweed ... Teasel ... Canada Thistle (with bee) ...

 
Bewick's Wren ... MORE Bewick's Wren images

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Bewick's Wren. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Bushtit ... MORE Bushtit images

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Bushtit. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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Four Bushtits in a row. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Black-capped Chickadee ... MORE Black-capped Chickadee images

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Black-capped Chickadee. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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Black-capped Chickadee. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


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, July 7, 2007.


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

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Bullock's Oriole, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Barn Swallow ... MORE Barn Swallow images

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Hungry Barn Swallow babies. Four baby beaks visible. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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Barn Swallow adult at nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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Barn Swallow adult at nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


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

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Yellow-headed Blackbird, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


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

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Pied-billed Grebe, adult. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 07, 2007.
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Pied-billed Grebe, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 07, 2007.


American Coot ... MORE American Coot images

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American Coot, adult feeding chick. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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American Coot, adult with two chicks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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American Coot, adult with two chicks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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American Coot, two chicks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


... juvenile ... MORE American Coot images

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American Coot, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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American Coot, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 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, July 7, 2007.


Tansy Ragwort ... MORE Tansy Ragwort images

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Tansy Ragwort. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Mayweed Chamomile ... MORE Mayweed images

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Mayweed Chamomile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Field Bindweed ... MORE Field Bindweed images

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Field Bindweed. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.
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Field Bindweed, closeup. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Teasel ... MORE Teasel images

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Teasel, flowering. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Canada Thistle ... MORE Thistle images

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Canada Thistle, flower. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


Bee and Canada Thistle ... MORE "Insects, etc." images

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Bee and Canada Thistle flower. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 7, 2007.


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