Weekly Bird Sightings

Notice! The sightings below are not exhaustive. These are sightings that a number of birders, working collaboratively, have noted at the River “S” unit of the Ridgefield NWR throughout the week. It is our wish that this list, usually updated daily, will give you an idea of what you can find at the refuge and will inspire you to “go birding” and make up your own list. Perhaps you will be the one to find some of the uncommon (**), occasionally seen (***), or rare (****) birds.

For the Week Beginning
February 23, 2018

Print Weekly Sightings

Snow Goose **Bald Eagle Black-capped Chickadee
Cackling Goose Northern Harrier Bushtit **
Canada Goose Red-shouldered Hawk **White-breasted Nuthatch
Tundra Swan Red-tailed Hawk Brown Creeper **
Gadwall American Kestrel Bewick's Wren
American Wigeon Virginia Rail **Pacific Wren
Mallard American Coot Marsh Wren **
Cinnamon Teal **Killdeer **Golden-crowned Kinglet
Northern Shoveler Wilson's Snipe **American Robin
Northern Pintail Herring Gull **European Starling
Green-winged Teal Mourning Dove **Orange-crowned Warbler ****
Ring-necked Duck Great Horned Owl **Spotted Towhee
Bufflehead Belted Kingfisher ***Fox Sparrow **
Ruddy Duck Downy Woodpecker **Song Sparrow
Pied-billed Grebe Northern Flicker Golden-crowned Sparrow
Double-crested Cormorant **Steller's Jay Red-winged Blackbird
Great Blue Heron California Scrub-Jay
Great Egret **American Crow

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

Current total weekly sightings: 52

Sightings this week so far have been submitted by: Barry Woodruff


For information contact Roger Windemuth (rogerwindemuth@hotmail.com)

Note! All seasonal and abundance symbols and designations are taken from the Modified "Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Checklist"



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