[Tweeters] Ridgefield NWR Saturday - Usual birds

Will Clemons willclemons at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 7 17:19:22 PST 2009



My Mother (Olive) and I birded the River "S" Unit at Ridgefield NWR (~4mi W of I-5 at Exit 14 in SW Washington; http://www.fws.gov/ridgefieldrefuges/ ). Aprox 8:30am to 11:30am, one loop only today. Cool, quiet and breezy.


Will Clemons
SW of Portland
willclemons AT Yahoo dot com

Birding:
The best excuse for getting outdoors
And avoiding chores

Complete list of 40 species seen / heard:

Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Tundra Swan
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Bufflehead
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Red-tailed Hawk
Harlan's Red-tailed Hawk
Dark Morph Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
American Coot
Killdeer
Greater Yellowlegs
Long-billed Dowitcher
Great Horned Owl
Northern Flicker
Western Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Song Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
House Finch









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