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
July 14, 2017

Print Weekly Sightings

Canada Goose Eurasian Collared-Dove **Brown Creeper **
Wood Duck Mourning Dove House Wren
Gadwall Great Horned Owl **Marsh Wren
Mallard Anna's Hummingbird **Bewick's Wren
Cinnamon Teal Red-breasted Sapsucker ***Swainson's Thrush
Green-winged Teal **Downy Woodpecker **American Robin
Ruddy Duck **Northern Flicker European Starling
Pied-billed Grebe American Kestrel **Cedar Waxwing
American White Pelican ***Western Wood-Pewee Common Yellowthroat
Great Blue Heron Willow Flycatcher **Yellow Warbler **
Great Egret **Steller's Jay Wilson's Warbler **
Turkey Vulture California Scrub-Jay Savannah Sparrow
Osprey American Crow **Song Sparrow
Northern Harrier Common Raven **Spotted Towhee
Bald Eagle **Purple Martin Western Tanager **
Red-tailed Hawk Tree Swallow Black-headed Grosbeak
Virginia Rail **Barn Swallow Red-winged Blackbird
Sora **Cliff Swallow Brown-headed Cowbird
American Coot Black-capped Chickadee House Finch
Sandhill Crane ***Bushtit **American Goldfinch
Wilson's Snipe Red-breasted Nuthatch **
Greater Yellowlegs White-breasted Nuthatch

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

Current total weekly sightings: 64

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


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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