Bird Sightings test

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
Bird Sightings

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To find all unique birds sighted between any time period from July 2011 and today's date, click on the beginning date and ending date in the date boxes above and press submit. The default dates as shown are from January 1 to today's date.

The sightings below are a compilation of all the weekly bird sightings since the beginning of this year, January 1. The abundance symbols are designated as when first seen.

Good Luck and Happy Birding!

Greater White-fronted Goose **Solitary Sandpiper ***Cliff Swallow **
Snow Goose ***Spotted Sandpiper ***Barn Swallow
Ross's Goose ****Sanderling ****Black-capped Chickadee
Cackling Goose Semipalmated Sandpiper ***Chestnut-backed Chickadee **
Canada Goose Western Sandpiper **Bushtit **
Trumpeter Swan ***Least Sandpiper Red-breasted Nuthatch **
Tundra Swan Baird's Sandpiper ***White-breasted Nuthatch
Wood Duck Pectoral Sandpiper **Brown Creeper **
Gadwall Sharp-tailed Sandpiper ****Bewick's Wren
Eurasian Wigeon ***Dunlin ***House Wren **
American Wigeon Stilt Sandpiper acPacific Wren **
Mallard Short-billed Dowitcher ***Marsh Wren **
Blue-winged Teal ***Long-billed Dowitcher **Golden-crowned Kinglet
Cinnamon Teal Wilson's Snipe **Ruby-crowned Kinglet **
Northern Shoveler Wilson's Phalarope ****Swainson's Thrush **
Northern Pintail Red-necked Phalarope ***Hermit Thrush ***
Green-winged Teal Mew Gull acAmerican Robin
Canvasback ***Ring-billed Gull **Varied Thrush **
Redhead ***California Gull ***European Starling
Ring-necked Duck **Herring Gull ***American Pipit
Lesser Scaup Thayer's Gull acCedar Waxwing
Bufflehead Glaucous-winged Gull ***Orange-crowned Warbler **
Hooded Merganser **Caspian Tern ***Nashville Warbler unr
Common Merganser **Black Tern acYellow Warbler ***
Ruddy Duck Rock Pigeon **Yellow-rumped Warbler **
California Quail ****Eurasian Collared-Dove **Black-throated Gray Warbler **
Pacific Loon unrMourning Dove **Palm Warbler unr
Pied-billed Grebe Barn Owl ***Black-and-white Warbler unr
Horned Grebe ****Great Horned Owl **MacGillivray's Warbler ****
American White Pelican ****Short-eared Owl ***Common Yellowthroat
Double-crested Cormorant **Vaux's Swift Wilson's Warbler ***
American Bittern **Anna's Hummingbird **Western Tanager **
Great Blue Heron Rufous Hummingbird **Spotted Towhee
Great Egret **Belted Kingfisher **Savannah Sparrow
Green Heron ***Red-breasted Sapsucker ***Fox Sparrow **
Black-crowned Night-Heron ****Downy Woodpecker **Song Sparrow
White-faced Ibis unrHairy Woodpecker ***Lincoln's Sparrow **
Turkey Vulture Northern Flicker White-throated Sparrow ****
Osprey Pileated Woodpecker ***White-crowned Sparrow
Bald Eagle Olive-sided Flycatcher ***Golden-crowned Sparrow
Northern Harrier Western Wood-Pewee **Dark-eyed Junco
Sharp-shinned Hawk ***Willow Flycatcher **Black-headed Grosbeak ***
Cooper's Hawk **Pacific-slope Flycatcher ***Lazuli Bunting ****
Red-shouldered Hawk **Black Phoebe ****Red-winged Blackbird
Red-tailed Hawk Say's Phoebe unrWestern Meadowlark **
Rough-legged Hawk ***Western Kingbird unrYellow-headed Blackbird ****
American Kestrel Eastern Kingbird accuBrewer's Blackbird **
Merlin **Cassin's Vireo unrcuBrown-headed Cowbird **
Peregrine Falcon **Hutton's Vireo ****Bullock's Oriole ****
Virginia Rail **Warbling Vireo ***Purple Finch **
Sora **Steller's Jay House Finch
American Coot Western Scrub-Jay Red Crossbill ****
Sandhill Crane American Crow Pine Siskin ***
Black-bellied Plover ****Common Raven **Lesser Goldfinch unr
Semipalmated Plover ***Purple Martin **American Goldfinch
Killdeer Tree Swallow **Evening Grosbeak ***
American Avocet acViolet-green Swallow **House Sparrow **
Greater Yellowlegs N. Rough-winged Swallow ***
Lesser Yellowlegs **Bank Swallow **

** Uncommon
*** Occasional
**** Rare
ac Accidental
unr Unrecorded
cu Only at Carty Unit

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 175

Sightings this timeframe have been contributed by: Al Larrabee, Alex Chmielewski, Barry Woodruff, Bill Bradford, Bob Flores, Cindy McCormack, Jennifer Wolcott, Jim Danzenbaker, John Bishop, Ken Meyer, Linda Forsgren, Lyn Topinka, Mary Kitchel, Randy Hill, Roger Windemuth, Ron Friesz


For information contact Roger Windemuth

Note! All seasonal and abundance symbols and designations are taken from the Modified "Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Checklist"