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

** Uncommon
*** Occasional
**** Rare
ac Accidental
Cu Only at Carty Unit

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 169

Sightings this timeframe have been contributed by: Al Larrabee, Alex Chmielewski, Barry Woodruff, Bill Bradford, Jennifer Wolcott, Jim Danzenbaker, John Bishop, Ken Meyer, Linda Forsgren, Lyn Topinka, Mary Kitchel, Randy Hill, Roger Windemuth


For information contact Roger Windemuth

Note! All seasonal and abundance symbols and designations are taken from the Modified "Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Checklist"