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

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 153

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, 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"