As the appropriately lone member of the Lone Birders team for this year's Birdathon, I decided to hit up Ridgefield NWR to see how many species I could find. 

The first thing I found were Barn Swallows doing the deed in the middle of the road.  Photos are terrible but I know you want to see anyway...

I walked the Kiwa Trail for the first time this year which helped the morning's list quite a bit. 

 Cedar Waxwing

Wilson's Snipe

Yellow Warbler

 And back on the auto tour...

Tree Swallow

 American Bittern

 Awkward (young?) Rufous

 Trying to woo a sleeping teal

 Lazuli Bunting

 Purple Martin gathering nest material

Things weren't too wild, just a solid morning at Ridgefield with 53 species to show for it.  Good times!!