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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 **Greater Yellowlegs Bank Swallow **
Snow Goose ***Lesser Yellowlegs **Cliff Swallow **
Ross's Goose ****Solitary Sandpiper ***Barn Swallow
Cackling Goose Spotted Sandpiper ***Black-capped Chickadee
Canada Goose Sanderling ****Chestnut-backed Chickadee **
Trumpeter Swan ***Semipalmated Sandpiper ***Bushtit **
Tundra Swan Western Sandpiper **Red-breasted Nuthatch **
Wood Duck Least Sandpiper White-breasted Nuthatch
Gadwall Baird's Sandpiper ***Brown Creeper **
Eurasian Wigeon ***Pectoral Sandpiper **Bewick's Wren
American Wigeon Sharp-tailed Sandpiper ****House Wren **
Mallard Dunlin ***Pacific Wren **
Blue-winged Teal ***Stilt Sandpiper acMarsh Wren **
Cinnamon Teal Short-billed Dowitcher ***Golden-crowned Kinglet
Northern Shoveler Long-billed Dowitcher **Ruby-crowned Kinglet **
Northern Pintail Wilson's Snipe **Western Bluebird ac
Green-winged Teal Wilson's Phalarope ****Swainson's Thrush **
Canvasback ***Red-necked Phalarope ***Hermit Thrush ***
Redhead ***Mew Gull acAmerican Robin
Ring-necked Duck **Ring-billed Gull **Varied Thrush **
Lesser Scaup California Gull ***European Starling
Surf Scoter acHerring Gull ***American Pipit
Bufflehead Thayer's Gull acCedar Waxwing
Hooded Merganser **Glaucous-winged Gull ***Orange-crowned Warbler **
Common Merganser **Caspian Tern ***Nashville Warbler unr
Ruddy Duck Black Tern acYellow Warbler ***
Ring-necked Pheasant ****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 **
"Harlan's Hawk" ***Western Kingbird unrYellow-headed Blackbird ****
Rough-legged Hawk ***Eastern Kingbird accuBrewer's Blackbird **
American Kestrel Cassin's Vireo unrcuBrown-headed Cowbird **
Merlin **Hutton's Vireo ****Bullock's Oriole ****
Peregrine Falcon **Warbling Vireo ***Purple Finch **
Virginia Rail **Steller's Jay House Finch
Sora **Western Scrub-Jay Red Crossbill ****
American Coot American Crow Pine Siskin ***
Sandhill Crane Common Raven **Lesser Goldfinch unr
Black-bellied Plover ****Purple Martin **American Goldfinch
Semipalmated Plover ***Tree Swallow **Evening Grosbeak ***
Killdeer Violet-green Swallow **House Sparrow **
American Avocet acN. Rough-winged Swallow ***

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 179

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"