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"Trip Log ... December 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 !!!

GORGEOUS sunny cold Christmas afternoon ...

This trip includes ... Bald Eagle ... Red-tailed Hawk ... Rough-legged Hawk ... American Kestrel ... American Bittern ... Brown Creeper ... Song Sparrow ... Golden-crowned Sparrow ...

 
Bald Eagle ... MORE Bald Eagle images

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Bald Eagle, adult (left) and youngster with "dinner" (right). Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 25, 2009.


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 25, 2009.


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 25, 2009.


American Kestrel ... MORE American Kestrel images

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American Kestrel, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 25, 2009.


American Bittern ... MORE American Bittern images

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American Bittern. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 25, 2009.


Brown Creeper ... MORE Brown Creeper images

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Brown Creeper. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 25, 2009.


Song Sparrow ... MORE Song Sparrow images

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Song Sparrow. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, December 25, 2009.


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, December 25, 2009.


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