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"Trip Log ... October 11, 2010"
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 !!!

Overcast morning with occasional sun breaks in the early afternoon ...

This trip includes:
Greater Yellowlegs ... Cackling Geese ... Greater White-fronted Goose ... Great Egret ... Great Blue Heron ... American Bittern ... Sandhill Cranes ... Northern Flicker ... European Starling ... Song Sparrow ... Savannah Sparrow ... Ring-billed Gull ... American Kestrel ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Northern Harrier ... Coyote ...

 
Greater Yellowlegs ... MORE Greater Yellowlegs images

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Greater Yellowlegs. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.
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Greater Yellowlegs. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.
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Greater Yellowlegs. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


Cackling Geese ... MORE Geese images

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Cackling Geese. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


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

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Greater White-fronted Goose. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


Great Egret ... MORE Great Egret images

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Great Egret. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


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, October 11, 2010.


American Bittern ... MORE American Bittern images

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American Bittern. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


Sandhill Cranes ... MORE Sandhill Crane images

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Sandhill Cranes. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


Northern Flicker ... MORE Northern Flicker images

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Northern Flicker. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


European Starling ... MORE European Starling images

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European Starling. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


Song Sparrow and Savannah Sparrow ... MORE Song Sparrow images
MORE Savannah Sparrow images

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Song Sparrow (left) and Savannah Sparrow (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


Ring-billed Gull ... MORE Ring-billed Gull images

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Ring-billed Gull. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.
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Ring-billed Gull. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


American Kestrel ... MORE American Kestrel images

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American Kestrel. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


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, October 11, 2010.


... with lunch ... MORE Red-tailed Hawk images

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Lunch ... Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


Northern Harrier ... MORE Northern Harrier images

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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


Coyote ... MORE Coyote images

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Coyote. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.
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Coyote. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, October 11, 2010.


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