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"Trip Log ... November 4, 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 !!!

Beautiful fall morning !!!!!!!!!

This trip includes ... Red-winged Blackbird ... European Starling ... Golden-crowned Kinglet ... Oregon Junco ... Black-capped Chickadee ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Northern Harrier ... American Kestrel ... Sandhill Crane ... Tundra Swan ... Canada Geese (Dusky) ... Pied-billed Grebe ... Bufflehead ... Mallard ... Northern Pintail ... On Rest Lake (Tundra Swan, Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, American Wigeon) ...

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

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Red-winged Blackbird, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


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

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Red-winged Blackbirds. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Red-winged Blackbirds. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


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

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Red-winged Blackbird, youngster, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


European Starling ... MORE European Starling images

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European Starlings. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Golden-crowned Kinglet ... MORE Golden-crowned Kinglet images

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Golden-crowned Kinglet. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Golden-crowned Kinglet. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Oregon Junco ... MORE Oregon Junco images

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Oregon Junco. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Oregon Junco. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Black-capped Chickadee ... MORE Black-capped Chickadee images

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Black-capped Chickadee. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Black-capped Chickadee. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Black-capped Chickadee. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 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, November 4, 2009.
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Red-tailed Hawk, peaking through the grasses. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Northern Harrier ... MORE Northern Harrier images

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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Northern Harrier. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


American Kestrel ... MORE American Kestrel images

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American Kestrel, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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American Kestrel, male, heading for prey. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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American Kestrel, male, with Praying Mantis. Right image 166% enlargement of left image. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Sandhill Crane ... MORE Sandhill Crane images

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Sandhill Cranes. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Tundra Swan ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swans. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Tundra Swan. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Canada Goose ... MORE Canada Geese images

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Banded Dusky Canada Goose. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 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, November 4, 2009.
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Scenic, Pied-billed Grebe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Bufflehead ... MORE Bufflehead images

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Bufflehead, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Mallards and Northern Pintail ... MORE Mallard images
MORE Northern Pintail images

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Mallard (female), Northern Pintail (male), and Mallard (male), on Long Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


Northern Pintail ... MORE Northern Pintail images

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Northern Pintail, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


On Rest Lake ... Tundra Swan, Green-winged Teal,
Northern Pintail, and American Wigeon ...
MORE American Wigeon images
MORE Green-winged Teal images
MORE Northern Pintail images
MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swan, Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, and American Wigeon, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.
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Green-winged Teals (upper left) and Northern Pintails, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 4, 2009.


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