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

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 164

Sightings this timeframe have been contributed by: Al Larrabee, Alex Chmielewski, Barry Woodruff, Bill Bradford, Bob Flores, Carol Ledford, Cindy McCormack, Jennifer Wolcott, Jim Danzenbaker, John Bishop, Linda Forsgren, 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"