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"Trip Log ... July 14, 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 !!!

Warm, slow, lazy afternoon ... not many birds photographed, but managed to get 3 butterflies and a dragonfly. ... Canon Rebel 300z.

This trip includes ... Barn Swallow ... Brown Creeper ... Swainson's Thrush ... American Goldfinch ... Gadwall ... Red Admiral Butterfly ... Clouded Sulphur Butterfly ... Western Tiger Swallowtail ... Blue Dragonfly ... Tansy Ragwort ... Canada Thistle ... Field Bindweed ...

 
Barn Swallow ... MORE Barn Swallow images

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Barn Swallow on nest. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2009.


Brown Creeper ... MORE Brown Creeper images

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Brown Creeper. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2009.


Swainson's Thrush ... MORE Swainson's Thrush images

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Swainson's Thrush. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2009.


American Goldfinch ... MORE American Goldfinch images

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American Goldfinch. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2009.


Gadwall ... MORE Gadwall images

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Gadwall family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2009.


Three Butterflies and a Dragonfly ... MORE Butterfly images

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Butterflies: Red Admiral (left) and Clouded Sulphur (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2009.
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Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly (left), and Blue dragonfly (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2009.


Tansy Ragwort, Canada Thistle, and Field Bindweed ... MORE Tansy Ragwort images
MORE Canada Thistle images
MORE Field Bindweed images

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Tansy Ragwort, Canada Thistle, and Field Bindweed. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, July 14, 2009.


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