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"Trip Log ... December 8, 2007"
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 !!!

Photographed Bird #99 --- a juvenile White-crowned Sparrow !!!!!!!!

This trip includes ... Glaucous-winged Gull ... Hooded Merganser ... American Wigeon ... Double-crested Cormorant ... Sandhill Crane ... Tundra Swan ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Rough-legged Hawk ... Golden-crowned Sparrow ... White-crowned Sparrow ... Song Sparrow ... Great Horned Owl ...

 
Glaucous-winged Gull ... MORE Glaucous-winged Gull images

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Glaucous-winged Gull. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Hooded Merganser ... MORE Hooded Merganser images

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Hooded Merganser, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Hooded Merganser, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Hooded Merganser ... crest ... MORE Hooded Merganser images

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Hooded Merganser, male, crest up. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Hooded Merganser, male, crest down. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


American Wigeon ... MORE American Wigeon images

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American Wigeon, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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American Wigeon. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


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

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Double-crested Cormorant. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Sandhill Crane ... MORE Sandhill Crane images

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Sandhill Crane. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Tundra Swan ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swan, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Tundra Swan family ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swan family. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Tundra Swans ... on Rest Lake ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swans, on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Tundra Swans. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Tundra Swans. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Tundra Swans on Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Tundra Swans ... leaving Rest Lake ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swans, taking off, Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Tundra Swans, taking off, Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Tundra Swans, taking off, Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Tundra Swans, leaving Rest Lake. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Tundra Swan ... flying ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swan. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Tundra Swan. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


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, December 8, 2007.
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Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


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

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Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Red-tailed Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


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

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Rough-legged Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Rough-legged Hawk. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


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

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Golden-crowned Sparrow, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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Golden-crowned Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


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

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Golden-crowned Sparrow, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


White-crowned Sparrow ... MORE White-crowned Sparrow images

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White-crowned Sparrow, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.
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White-crowned Sparrow, juvenile. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Song Sparrow ... MORE Song Sparrow images

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Song Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


Great Horned Owl ... MORE Great Horned Owl images

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Great Horned Owl. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 8, 2007.


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