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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 **Virginia Rail Barn Swallow
Snow Goose ***Sora Black-capped Chickadee
Ross's Goose ****American Coot Chestnut-backed Chickadee **
Cackling Goose Sandhill Crane Bushtit **
Canada Goose Black-bellied Plover ***Red-breasted Nuthatch **
Trumpeter Swan ***Killdeer White-breasted Nuthatch
Tundra Swan Greater Yellowlegs **Brown Creeper **
Wood Duck Lesser Yellowlegs ***Bewick's Wren
Gadwall Solitary Sandpiper ***House Wren **
Eurasian Wigeon **Western Sandpiper ***Pacific Wren **
American Wigeon Least Sandpiper **Marsh Wren
Mallard Dunlin **Golden-crowned Kinglet
Blue-winged Teal **Long-billed Dowitcher **Ruby-crowned Kinglet **
Cinnamon Teal Wilson's Snipe Swainson's Thrush
Northern Shoveler Mew Gull ***Hermit Thrush ***
Northern Pintail Ring-billed Gull ****American Robin
Green-winged Teal California Gull ****Varied Thrush ***
Canvasback ***Herring Gull ***European Starling
Redhead **Thayer's Gull ****American Pipit ***
Ring-necked Duck Glaucous-winged Gull **Orange-crowned Warbler
Lesser Scaup Rock Pigeon **Yellow-rumped Warbler
Bufflehead Eurasian Collared-Dove **Black-throated Gray Warbler **
Hooded Merganser Mourning Dove **Black-and-white Warbler
Common Merganser Barn Owl ***Common Yellowthroat
Ruddy Duck Great Horned Owl **Spotted Towhee
California Quail ****cuShort-eared Owl ***Savannah Sparrow
Pacific Loon ****Anna's Hummingbird **Fox Sparrow **
Pied-billed Grebe Rufous Hummingbird **Song Sparrow
American White Pelican ***Belted Kingfisher **Lincoln's Sparrow **
Double-crested Cormorant Red-breasted Sapsucker **White-crowned Sparrow **
American Bittern Downy Woodpecker **Golden-crowned Sparrow
Great Blue Heron Northern Flicker Dark-eyed Junco
Great Egret **Pileated Woodpecker ***Red-winged Blackbird
Turkey Vulture **Black Phoebe ***Western Meadowlark ***
Osprey Say's Phoebe ****Yellow-headed Blackbird
Bald Eagle Hutton's Vireo ***Brewer's Blackbird **
Northern Harrier Steller's Jay Brown-headed Cowbird
Sharp-shinned Hawk ***Western Scrub-Jay Purple Finch **
Cooper's Hawk ***American Crow **House Finch
Red-shouldered Hawk ****Common Raven **Lesser Goldfinch ****
Red-tailed Hawk Purple Martin **American Goldfinch
Rough-legged Hawk **Tree Swallow Evening Grosbeak ***
American Kestrel Violet-green Swallow House Sparrow ***cu
Merlin ***N. Rough-winged Swallow **
Peregrine Falcon ***Cliff Swallow

** Uncommon
*** Occasional
**** Rare
ac Accidental
Cu Only at Carty Unit

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 133

Sightings this timeframe have been contributed by: Al Larrabee, Alex Chmielewski, Barry Woodruff, Jennifer Wolcott, Jim Danzenbaker, John Bishop, Ken Meyer, Linda Forsgren, Mary Kitchel, Randy Hill, Roger Windemuth


For information contact Roger Windemuth

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