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

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

Total unique birds seen during this time period: 159

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"