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"Trip Log ... September 1, 2008"
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 !!!

Fun with two Green Herons.

This trip includes ... Common Yellowthroat ... Black-crowned Night-Heron ... Great Blue Heron ... Green Heron (with lunch) ... Killdeer ... Pied-billed Grebe (with lunch) ... Virginia Rail ... Western Scrub Jay ... Bird's-foot Trefoil ... Broadleaf Arrowhead (Wapato) ...

 
Common Yellowthroat ... MORE Common Yellowthroat images

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Common Yellowthroat, female. Bower Slough near the Kiwa Trail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.


Black-crowned Night-Heron ... MORE Black-crowned Night-Heron images

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Black-crowned Night-Heron. On Long Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.


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 September 1, 2008.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.


Green Heron ... MORE Green Heron images

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Green Heron. Slough along the Kiwa Trail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.
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Green Heron. Slough along the Kiwa Trail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.


... more ... MORE Green Heron images

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Green Heron. Slough along the Kiwa Trail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.
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Green Heron. Slough along the Kiwa Trail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.
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Green Heron. Slough along the Kiwa Trail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.
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Green Heron. Slough along the Kiwa Trail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.
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Green Heron. Slough along the Kiwa Trail. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 1, 2008.


Killdeer ... MORE Killdeer images

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Killdeer. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.
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Killdeer. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.


Pied-billed Grebe ... with lunch ... MORE Pied-billed Grebe images

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Pied-billed Grebe youngster, with frog. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.
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Pied-billed Grebe youngster, with frog. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.
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Pied-billed Grebe youngster, with frog. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.
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Pied-billed Grebe youngster, with frog. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.


Virginia Rail ... MORE Virginia Rail images

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Virginia Rail. Canal eastside Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.
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Virginia Rail. Canal eastside Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.


Western Scrub Jay MORE Western Scrub Jay images

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Western Scrub Jay. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.


Bird's-foot Trefoil ... MORE Bird's-foot Trefoil images

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Bird's-foot Trefoil. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.


Broadleaf Arrowhead (Wapato) ... MORE Wapato images

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Broadleaf Arrowhead (Wapato) blossoms. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 1, 2008.


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