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"Trip Log ... October 12, 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 !!!

Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks ... new Refuge bird - the Horned Grebe.

This trip includes:   Cackling Goose ... Greater White-fronted Goose ... Horned Grebe ... Long-billed Dowitcher ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Western Meadowlark ... Coyote ... Mink ...

 
Cackling Geese ... MORE Geese images

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Cackling Geese with a few Greater White-fronted Geese. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


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

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Greater White-fronted Geese. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.
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Greater White-fronted Geese. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


Horned Grebe ... MORE Horned Grebe images

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Horned Grebe. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


Long-billed Dowitcher ... MORE Long-billed Dowitcher images

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Long-billed Dowitchers. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


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

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Red-tailed Hawk. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


Western Meadowlark ... MORE Western Meadowlark images

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Western Meadowlark. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.
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Western Meadowlark. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.
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Western Meadowlark. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


Coyote ... MORE Coyote images

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Coyote. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


Mink ... MORE Mink images

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Mink. Mostly overcast with very few sun breaks. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken October 12, 2011.


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