Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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"Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge"
"Trip Log ... December 20, 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 !!!

North Carty Unit in a constant low clouds and rain and drizzle ... not a good photographic day but got TWO new Ridgefield birds --- the Varied Thrush and the Trumpeter Swan !!! ... Canon Rebel T1i with 200zoom, handheld ...

This trip includes ...    American Kestrel ... American Robin ... Black-capped Chickadee ... Brown Creeper ... Golden-crowned Sparrow ... Ruby-crowned Kinglet ... Trumpeter Swan ... Tundra Swans ... Varied Thrush ...

 
American Kestrel ... MORE American Kestrel images

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American Kestrel, male. Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


American Robin ... MORE American Robin images

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American Robin. Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


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

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Black-capped Chickadee. Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


Brown Creeper ... MORE Brown Creeper images

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Brown Creeper. Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


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

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Golden-crowned Sparrow. Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


Ruby-crowned Kinglet ... MORE Ruby-crowned Kinglet images

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Ruby-crowned Kinglet. Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


Trumpeter Swan ... MORE Trumpeter Swan images

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Trumpeter Swans. Identified by honking as two flew past !!!!!!!! Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.
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Trumpeter Swan. Identified by honking as two flew past !!!!!!!! Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


Tundra Swans ... MORE Tundra Swan images

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Tundra Swans. Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


Varied Thrush ... MORE Varied Thrush images

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Varied Thrush. Low dark clouds and rain and drizzle. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, Carty Unit. Image taken, December 20, 2009.


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