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"Trip Log ... September 28, 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 !!!

First opportunity to get to Ridgefield this month !!!!!!!! ... early morning trip trying to beat the front coming in ... mixture of sun and clouds ... the Sandhill Cranes are back !!!!!!!!!!

This trip includes ...   Cackling Goose ... Common Raven ... Great Blue Heron ... Great Egret ... Greater White-fronted Geese ... Greater Yellowlegs ... Green-winged Teal ... Northern Harrier ... Pied-billed Grebe ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Red-winged Blackbird ... Sandhill Crane ... Savannah Sparrow ... Western Scrub Jay ... White-crowned Sparrow ...

 
Common Raven ... MORE Common Raven images

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Common Raven. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


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 28, 2009.


Great Egrets ... MORE Great Egret images

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Great Egrets at Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


... with reflection ... MORE Great Egret images

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Great Egret. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


Greater White-fronted Geese ... MORE Greater White-fronted Geese images

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Greater White-fronted Geese. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


Greater White-fronted Geese with Cackling Goose ... MORE Greater White-fronted Geese images
MORE Cackling Geese images

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Greater White-fronted Geese with Cackling Goose. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


Greater Yellowlegs ... MORE Greater Yellowlegs images

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Greater Yellowlegs. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


Green-winged Teal ... MORE Green-winged Teal images

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Green-winged Teals. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


Northern Harrier ... MORE Northern Harrier images

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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


Pied-billed Grebe ... MORE Pied-billed Grebe images

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Pied-billed Grebe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


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, September 28, 2009.


Red-winged Blackbird ... MORE Red-winged Blackbird images

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Red-winged Blackbird, male (left) and female (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


Sandhill Crane ... MORE Sandhill Crane images

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Sandhill Cranes. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.
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Sandhill Cranes. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Savannah Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


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 28, 2009.


White-crowned Sparrow ... MORE White-crowned Sparrow images

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White-crowned Sparrow, youngster. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, September 28, 2009.


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October 2009