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"Trip Log ... November 24, 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 !!!

Nice sunny morning ...

This trip includes ... American Kestrel harassing Red-tailed Hawk ... American Wigeon ... Bald Eagle ... Black-capped Chickadee ... Golden-crowned Sparrow ... Great Blue Heron ... Green-winged Teal ... Herring Gull ... Hooded Merganser ... Northern Pintail ... Pied-billed Grebe ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Tundra Swan ... River Otters ... Enjoying a fish ...


 
American Kestrel harassing Red-tailed Hawk ... MORE American Kestrel images
MORE Red-tailed Hawk images

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American Kestrel eyeing Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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American Kestrel harassing Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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American Kestrel harassing Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


American Wigeon ... MORE American Wigeon images

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American Wigeons. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


Bald Eagle ... MORE Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle, youngster. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


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 24, 2008.


Golden-crowned Sparrow ... MORE Golden-crowned Sparrow images

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Golden-crowned Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 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, November 24, 2008.
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Great Blue Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


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

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Green-winged Teal, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


Herring Gull ... MORE Herring Gull images

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Herring Gull. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


Hooded Merganser ... MORE Hooded Merganser images

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Hooded Merganser, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


Northern Pintail ... MORE Northern Pintail images

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Northern Pintail, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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Northern Pintail, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


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 24, 2008.
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Pied-billed Grebe. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken November 24, 2008.


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 24, 2008.


Tundra Swan ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swan. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


River Otters ... MORE River Otter images

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River Otters. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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River Otter. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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River Otter. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


River Otter ... enjoying a fish ... MORE River Otter images

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River Otter. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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River Otter. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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River Otter. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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River Otter. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.
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River Otter. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 24, 2008.


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