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

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 118

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