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

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 154

Sightings this timeframe have been contributed by: Al Larrabee, Alex Chmielewski, Barry Woodruff, Bill Bradford, Bob Flores, Carol Ledford, 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"