Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... November 25, 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 !!!

Afternoon trip, overcast with brief sunbreaks.

This trip includes ... Rough-winged Hawk ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Northern Harrier ... Tundra Swan ... Cackling Geese ... Great Blue Heron ... Green-winged Teal ... Double-crested Cormorant ... Golden-crowned Sparrow ... Red-winged Blackbird ...

 
Rough-legged Hawk ... MORE Rough-legged Hawk images

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Rough-legged Hawk. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


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

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Red-tailed Hawk. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


Northern Harrier ... MORE Northern Harrier images

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Northern Harrier, female (left) and male (right). Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


Tundra Swan ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swan, taking off. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.
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Tundra Swans. Late afternoon, overcast day, brief sunbreak. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


Cackling Geese ... MORE Cackling Geese images

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Cackling Geese. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


Great Blue Heron ... MORE Great Blue Heron images

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Great Blue Heron. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


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

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Green-winged Teal, male. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.
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Green-winged Teal, males. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


Double-crested Cormorant ... MORE Double-crested Cormorant images

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Double-crested Cormorant on Lake River. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


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

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Golden-crowned Sparrow. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


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

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Red-winged Blackbird, male. Late afternoon, overcast day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, November 25, 2009.


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