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 ****Greater Yellowlegs **Cliff Swallow
Snow Goose Lesser Yellowlegs ***Barn Swallow
Ross's Goose Solitary Sandpiper ****Black-capped Chickadee
Cackling Goose ****Spotted Sandpiper ***Chestnut-backed Chickadee **
Canada Goose Semipalmated Sandpiper acBushtit **
Trumpeter Swan Western Sandpiper ***Red-breasted Nuthatch **
Tundra Swan ****Least Sandpiper **White-breasted Nuthatch
Wood Duck Baird's Sandpiper Brown Creeper **
Gadwall Pectoral Sandpiper Bewick's Wren
Eurasian Wigeon Dunlin House Wren
American Wigeon ***Long-billed Dowitcher **Pacific Wren **
Mallard Wilson's Snipe Marsh Wren
Blue-winged Teal **Wilson's Phalarope ****Golden-crowned Kinglet ***
Cinnamon Teal Red-necked Phalarope ****Ruby-crowned Kinglet ****
Northern Shoveler ***Mew Gull Swainson's Thrush
Northern Pintail **Ring-billed Gull ***Hermit Thrush
Green-winged Teal **California Gull ***American Robin
Canvasback Herring Gull ****Varied Thrush
Redhead ***Thayer's Gull European Starling
Ring-necked Duck ***Glaucous-winged Gull ****American Pipit
Lesser Scaup ***Caspian Tern ***Cedar Waxwing
Bufflehead ***Black Tern ****Orange-crowned Warbler **
Hooded Merganser ***Rock Pigeon **Nashville Warbler ****
Common Merganser ***Eurasian Collared-Dove **Yellow Warbler **
Ruddy Duck **Mourning Dove Yellow-rumped Warbler ***
California Quail ****Barn Owl ***Black-throated Gray Warbler ***
Pacific Loon Great Horned Owl **Black-and-white Warbler ac
Pied-billed Grebe Short-eared Owl ****Common Yellowthroat
Horned Grebe ****Vaux's Swift Wilson's Warbler **
American White Pelican ***Anna's Hummingbird ***Western Tanager **
Double-crested Cormorant **Rufous Hummingbird **Spotted Towhee
American Bittern **Belted Kingfisher **Savannah Sparrow
Great Blue Heron Red-breasted Sapsucker ***Fox Sparrow
Great Egret **Downy Woodpecker **Song Sparrow
Turkey Vulture Northern Flicker Lincoln's 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 Western Meadowlark ****
Rough-legged Hawk Western Kingbird ****Yellow-headed Blackbird
American Kestrel **Cassin's Vireo ***cuBrewer's Blackbird **
Merlin ****Hutton's Vireo ****Brown-headed Cowbird
Peregrine Falcon ***Steller's Jay Bullock's Oriole **
Virginia Rail **Western Scrub-Jay Purple Finch **
Sora American Crow **House Finch
American Coot Common Raven **Red Crossbill ****
Sandhill Crane ***Purple Martin **Lesser Goldfinch
Black-bellied Plover ****Tree Swallow American Goldfinch
Semipalmated Plover acViolet-green Swallow Evening Grosbeak ***
Killdeer N. Rough-winged Swallow **House Sparrow **
American Avocet acBank Swallow ****

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 161

Sightings this timeframe have been contributed by: Al Larrabee, Alex Chmielewski, Barry Woodruff, Bill Bradford, Jennifer Wolcott, Jim Danzenbaker, John Bishop, Ken Meyer, Linda Forsgren, Lyn Topinka, 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"