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"Trip Log ... August 30, 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 ... Great Egret ... Great Blue Heron ... Northern Harrier ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Turkey Vulture (adult and juvenile) ... Rest Lake scenics ... Horses ...

 
Great Egret ... MORE Great Egret images

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Great Egret. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 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, August 30, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.


... fishing ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

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Great Blue Heron, fishing. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.
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Great Blue Heron, with fish. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.


Northern Harrier ... MORE Northern Harrier images

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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.
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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.


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

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Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.


Turkey Vulture ... MORE Turkey Vulture images

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Turkey Vulture, adult. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.
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Turkey Vulture, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.


... adults claiming high perch ... MORE Turkey Vulture images

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Turkey Vultures, one chasing the other one away. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.
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Turkey Vulture, adult. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.


Rest Lake scenics ...  

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Rest Lake scenic. South end of Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.
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Rest Lake scenic. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.


Horses (in neighboring field) ... MORE Cow and Horse images

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Horses, in neighboring field. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 30, 2007.


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