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

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 171

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, 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"