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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 **Semipalmated Sandpiper ****Red-breasted Nuthatch **
Snow Goose ***Western Sandpiper ***White-breasted Nuthatch
Cackling Goose Least Sandpiper **Brown Creeper **
Canada Goose Baird's Sandpiper unrBewick's Wren
Tundra Swan Pectoral Sandpiper acHouse Wren **
Wood Duck Dunlin **Pacific Wren **
Gadwall Long-billed Dowitcher **Marsh Wren
American Wigeon Wilson's Snipe Golden-crowned Kinglet
Mallard Wilson's Phalarope ****Ruby-crowned Kinglet **
Blue-winged Teal **Red-necked Phalarope ***Swainson's Thrush
Cinnamon Teal Bonaparte's Gull ****American Robin
Northern Shoveler Ring-billed Gull ****Varied Thrush ***
Northern Pintail Herring Gull ***European Starling
Green-winged Teal Thayer's Gull acAmerican Pipit ***
Redhead **Glaucous-winged Gull **Cedar Waxwing **
Ring-necked Duck Rock Pigeon **Orange-crowned Warbler
Lesser Scaup Band-tailed Pigeon ***Yellow Warbler **
Bufflehead Eurasian Collared-Dove **Yellow-rumped Warbler
Common Goldeneye **Mourning Dove **Black-throated Gray Warbler **
Hooded Merganser Barn Owl ***Townsend's Warbler **
Common Merganser Great Horned Owl **Common Yellowthroat
Ruddy Duck Short-eared Owl ***Wilson's Warbler
Pied-billed Grebe Vaux's Swift Western Tanager **
American White Pelican ***Anna's Hummingbird **Spotted Towhee
Double-crested Cormorant Rufous Hummingbird **Savannah Sparrow
American Bittern Belted Kingfisher **Fox Sparrow **
Great Blue Heron Red-breasted Sapsucker **Song Sparrow
Great Egret **Downy Woodpecker **Lincoln's Sparrow **
Green Heron ****Hairy Woodpecker ***Swamp Sparrow ****
Black-crowned Night-Heron ****Northern Flicker White-crowned Sparrow **
Turkey Vulture **Pileated Woodpecker ***Golden-crowned Sparrow
Osprey Olive-sided Flycatcher **Dark-eyed Junco
Bald Eagle Western Wood-Pewee Black-headed Grosbeak
Northern Harrier Willow Flycatcher **Lazuli Bunting ***
Cooper's Hawk ***Dusky Flycatcher acRed-winged Blackbird
Red-shouldered Hawk ***Pacific-slope Flycatcher **Western Meadowlark ***
Red-tailed Hawk Warbling Vireo ***Yellow-headed Blackbird
Rough-legged Hawk ***Steller's Jay Brewer's Blackbird **
American Kestrel Western Scrub-Jay Brown-headed Cowbird
Merlin ***American Crow Bullock's Oriole **
Peregrine Falcon **Common Raven **Purple Finch **
Virginia Rail Purple Martin House Finch
Sora Tree Swallow Red Crossbill ****
American Coot Violet-green Swallow Pine Siskin ***
Sandhill Crane N. Rough-winged Swallow **Lesser Goldfinch ****
Black-bellied Plover ****Cliff Swallow American Goldfinch **
Killdeer Barn Swallow Evening Grosbeak ***
Greater Yellowlegs **Black-capped Chickadee House Sparrow **cu
Lesser Yellowlegs ***Chestnut-backed Chickadee **
Solitary Sandpiper ***Bushtit **

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 148

Sightings this timeframe have been contributed by: Al Larrabee, Alex Chmielewski, Barry Woodruff, Bill Bradford, Bob Flores, Cindy McCormack, Jim Danzenbaker, John Bishop, Lyn Topinka, 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"