Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Ridgefield, WA, NWR

We have just a couple days left of our holiday vacation visiting family and are currently in Ridgefield, WA.

When here, we always make a drive through the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge to see what is there and what is currently passing through.  We had quite a thrill this year when we got to see hundreds of swans, several bald eagles, at least 3 different types of hawks, etc. Unfortunately, it was dusk and several pics were unworthy of being posted:


Nutria at dusk


It really was Swan Lake!!



immature Red Tail


check out the red teeth on this Nutria!


 a Red Tail getting up close an personal with a flock of Canadian Geese

I think my best pic yet of a Harrier hawk



Nice!

2 comments:

  1. What a spectacular day on the refuge! Nutria look like such characters!

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  2. It was definitely the most prolific wildlife day there yet:)

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