[Tweeters] Ridgefield NWR: GR WHT-FRNTD GEESE; RED-SHLDRD, HARLANS, & ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS

Bill Clemons willclemons at yahoo.com
Sat Nov 3 19:56:20 PDT 2007


Carol Ledford, my mother (Olive) and I birded today on
the River "S" Unit at Ridgefield NWR (~4mi W of I-5 at
Exit 14 in SW Washington;
http://www.fws.gov/ridgefieldrefuges/ )


Bill Clemons
SW of Portland in Mtn Park
Willclemons AT Yahoo dot com


Complete list of 52 species seen / heard:

Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE (~24 on Rest Lake)
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Tundra Swan (~45 on Rest Lake – one
w/Blue collar)
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
CANVASBACK
Bufflehead
Northern Harrier
RED-SHOULDERED HAWK (heard only, trees NW of Long
Lake)
Red-tailed Hawk
HARLAN'S RED-TAILED HAWK (flying at ~50ft, over SE
grasslands)
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (SE grasslands)
American Kestrel
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
Greater Yellowlegs
Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson's Snipe
Ring-billed Gull
Belted Kingfisher
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Steller's Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper (heard only, on
entrance canyon road)
Bewick's Wren
Winter Wren (seen by R/R tracks)
Marsh Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Purple Finch
House Finch
American Goldfinch

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