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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... August 22, 2014"
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 breezy summer day ... went late morning/early afternoon to see what shorebirds were there ... and there were some !!!

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

  1. American Coot ...
  2. American Crow ...
  3. Bald Eagle ...
  4. Barn Swallow ...
  5. Belted Kingfisher ...
  6. Black-capped Chickadee ...
  7. Brewer's Blackbird ...
  8. Brown Creeper ...
  9. Canada Goose ...
  10. Common Raven ...
  11. European Starling ...
  12. Gadwall ...
  13.   Great Blue Heron ...
  14. Great Egret ...
  15. Greater Yellowlegs ...
  16. Killdeer ...
  17. Least Sandpiper ...
  18. Lesser Yellowlegs ...
  19. Long-billed Dowitcher ...
  20. Mallard ...
  21. Northern Harrier ...
  22.   Pectoral Sandpiper ...
  23.   Red-necked Phalarope ...
  24. Red-tailed hawk ...
  25. Red-winged Blackbird ...
  26. Ruddy Duck ...
  27. Savannah Sparrow ...
  28. Song Sparrow ...
  29. Steller's Jay ...
  30. Turkey Vulture ...
  31. Violet-green Swallow ...
  32. Western Sandpiper ...
  33. Western Scrub-Jay ...
  34. Western Wood-Pewee ...


 
Great Blue Heron ... More Great Blue Heron images

Image, 2014, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Great Blue Heron. Nice breezy summer day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 22, 2014.


Pectoral Sandpiper and Red-necked Phalarope ... More Pectoral Sandpiper images
More Red-necked Phalarope images

Image, 2014, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Pectoral Sandpiper and Red-necked Phalarope. Nice breezy summer day. Rest Lake, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 22, 2014.


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August 2014