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

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 172

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"