Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... December 18, 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 !!!

Audubon Christmas Bird Count day:   Chilly overcast drippy gray day all day ... participated in the Audubon's Christmas Bird Count on the River "S" auto tour ... Canon T2i, 300 zoom.

This trip includes:   Great Horned Owl ... Greater White-fronted Goose ... Red-breasted Sapsucker ... Red-shouldered Hawk ... Tundra Swan (including banded P903 and P904) ... Wilson's Snipe ...

 
Great Horned Owl ... MORE Great Horned Owl images

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Great Horned Owl. Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Overcast and gray drippy day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken December 18, 2011.


Greater White-fronted Geese and Tundra Swans ... MORE Greater White-fronted Geese images

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Greater White-fronted Geese and Tundra Swans, Rest Lake. Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Overcast and gray drippy day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken December 18, 2011.


Red-breasted Sapsucker ... MORE Red-breasted Sapsucker images

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Red-breasted Sapsucker. Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Overcast and gray drippy day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken December 18, 2011.


Red-shouldered Hawk ... MORE Red-shouldered Hawk images

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Red-shouldered Hawk. Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Overcast and gray drippy day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken December 18, 2011.


Tundra Swans ... including banded P903 and P904 ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swans, including banded P903 (right) and P904 (left), Rest Lake. Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Overcast and gray drippy day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken December 18, 2011.


Wilson's Snipe ... MORE Wilson's Snipe images

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Wilson's Snipe. Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Overcast and gray drippy day. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken December 18, 2011.


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December 2011