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"Trip Log ... August 28, 2011"
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 !!!

Sunday morning trip out to see if the Snowy Egret was there, as he was reported being seen early in the a.m. ... SUCCESS !!!!! ... bird flew into the middle of Rest Lake while we were scanning the lake lookng at the shorebirds ... other trip highlights were a Red-tailed Hawk eating a snake and an Osprey eating a fish.

This trip includes:   Osprey ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Ring-necked Duck ... Snowy Egret ... Snowy Egret with Great Blue Heron ... Western Wood-Pewee ... Wood Duck ...

 
Osprey ... MORE Osprey images

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Osprey, with fish. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.


Red-tailed Hawk ... MORE Red-tailed Hawk images

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Red-tailed Hawk, with snake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.


Ring-necked Duck ... MORE Ring-necked Duck images

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Ring-necked Duck, youngster, Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.
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Bower Slough scenic, Ring-necked Duck and Mallards. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.


Snowy Egret ... MORE Snowy Egret images

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Snowy Egret. View across Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.
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Snowy Egret. View across Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.


... with Great Blue Heron ... August 28, 2011, Trip Log

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Snowy Egret with Great Blue Heron. View across Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.


Western Wood-Pewee ... MORE Western Wood-Pewee images

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Western Wood-Pewee. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.


Wood Ducks ... MORE Wood Duck images

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Wood Ducks, Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.
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Wood Duck, Bower Slough. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 28, 2011.


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