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

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 176

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"