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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 ***Cliff Swallow unr
Snow Goose **Lesser Yellowlegs ****Barn Swallow ****
Ross's Goose ****Solitary Sandpiper unrBlack-capped Chickadee
Cackling Goose Spotted Sandpiper unrChestnut-backed Chickadee **
Canada Goose Sanderling ****Bushtit **
Trumpeter Swan **Semipalmated Sandpiper unrRed-breasted Nuthatch **
Tundra Swan Western Sandpiper ****White-breasted Nuthatch
Wood Duck ***Least Sandpiper ***Brown Creeper **
Gadwall Baird's Sandpiper unrBewick's Wren
Eurasian Wigeon **Pectoral Sandpiper unrHouse Wren ****
American Wigeon Sharp-tailed Sandpiper unrPacific Wren
Mallard Dunlin **Marsh Wren **
Blue-winged Teal ****Stilt Sandpiper unrGolden-crowned Kinglet
Cinnamon Teal **Short-billed Dowitcher unrRuby-crowned Kinglet **
Northern Shoveler Long-billed Dowitcher ***Western Bluebird unr
Northern Pintail Wilson's Snipe **Swainson's Thrush unr
Green-winged Teal Wilson's Phalarope unrHermit Thrush ***
Canvasback ***Red-necked Phalarope unrAmerican Robin
Redhead ***Mew Gull ****Varied Thrush **
Ring-necked Duck Ring-billed Gull **European Starling
Lesser Scaup California Gull ***American Pipit **
Surf Scoter acHerring Gull **Cedar Waxwing ***
Bufflehead Thayer's Gull unrOrange-crowned Warbler ****
Common Goldeneye **Glaucous-winged Gull **Nashville Warbler unr
Hooded Merganser Caspian Tern unrYellow Warbler unr
Common Merganser Black Tern unrYellow-rumped Warbler
Ruddy Duck Rock Pigeon **Black-throated Gray Warbler unr
Ring-necked Pheasant ****Eurasian Collared-Dove **Palm Warbler ac
California Quail ****Mourning Dove **Black-and-white Warbler unr
Pacific Loon ****Barn Owl ***MacGillivray's Warbler unr
Pied-billed Grebe Great Horned Owl **Common Yellowthroat ac
Horned Grebe ****Short-eared Owl ***Wilson's Warbler unr
American White Pelican ****Vaux's Swift unrWestern Tanager unr
Double-crested Cormorant **Anna's Hummingbird **Spotted Towhee
American Bittern **Rufous Hummingbird unrSavannah Sparrow ***
Great Blue Heron Belted Kingfisher ***Fox Sparrow **
Great Egret **Red-breasted Sapsucker ***Song Sparrow
Green Heron unrDowny Woodpecker **Lincoln's Sparrow **
Black-crowned Night-Heron acHairy Woodpecker ***Swamp Sparrow ****
White-faced Ibis unrNorthern Flicker White-throated Sparrow ****
Turkey Vulture ***Pileated Woodpecker ***White-crowned Sparrow **
Osprey ****Olive-sided Flycatcher unrGolden-crowned Sparrow
Bald Eagle Western Wood-Pewee unrDark-eyed Junco
Northern Harrier Willow Flycatcher unrBlack-headed Grosbeak unr
Sharp-shinned Hawk ***Pacific-slope Flycatcher unrLazuli Bunting unr
Cooper's Hawk ***Black Phoebe ****Red-winged Blackbird
Red-shouldered Hawk **Say's Phoebe unrWestern Meadowlark **
Red-tailed Hawk Western Kingbird unrYellow-headed Blackbird unr
"Harlan's Hawk" ***Eastern Kingbird unrcuBrewer's Blackbird **
Rough-legged Hawk ***Cassin's Vireo unrcuBrown-headed Cowbird ***
American Kestrel Hutton's Vireo ****Bullock's Oriole unr
Merlin ***Warbling Vireo unrPurple Finch **
Peregrine Falcon **Steller's Jay House Finch
Virginia Rail **Western Scrub-Jay Red Crossbill ****
Sora ***American Crow Pine Siskin ***
American Coot Common Raven **Lesser Goldfinch ****
Sandhill Crane Purple Martin unrAmerican Goldfinch
Black-bellied Plover ****Tree Swallow ***Evening Grosbeak ***
Semipalmated Plover unrViolet-green Swallow ****House Sparrow **
Killdeer **N. Rough-winged Swallow unr
American Avocet unrBank Swallow unr

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 181

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"