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
September 15, 2017

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Canada Goose Greater Yellowlegs Brown Creeper **
Wood Duck Mourning Dove **Marsh Wren **
Mallard Great Horned Owl **Swainson's Thrush **
Cinnamon Teal Vaux's Swift American Robin
Pied-billed Grebe Belted Kingfisher **European Starling
Great Blue Heron Northern Flicker Cedar Waxwing
Turkey Vulture American Kestrel Common Yellowthroat
Northern Harrier Peregrine Falcon **Golden-crowned Sparrow
Cooper's Hawk **Steller's Jay Savannah Sparrow
Red-shouldered Hawk **California Scrub-Jay Song Sparrow
Red-tailed Hawk American Crow Lincoln's Sparrow **
American Coot Barn Swallow Spotted Towhee
Sandhill Crane Black-capped Chickadee Western Tanager **
Pectoral Sandpiper **Red-breasted Nuthatch **Red-winged Blackbird
Long-billed Dowitcher **White-breasted Nuthatch House Finch

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

Current total weekly sightings: 45

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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