Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge’s 17th annual Bird Fest

The 17th annual Bird Fest presented by Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Many events took place in the wildlife refuge and downtown Ridgefield from Fri. Sept. 30 through Sun. Oct. 2.

Julio, a great horned owl on display during the live bird show presented by Audubon Society of Portland at View Ridge Middle School. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Julio, a great horned owl on display during the live bird show presented by Audubon Society of Portland at View Ridge Middle School. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Barbara DeManincor, a volunteer for the Audubon Society of Portland with Finnegan, a Peregrine Falcon during the live bird show at View Ridge Middle School. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Barbara DeManincor, a volunteer for the Audubon Society of Portland with Finnegan, a Peregrine Falcon during the live bird show at View Ridge Middle School. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Ginnie Ross, a volunteer for the Audubon Society of Portland with Ruby, a turkey vulture during the live bird show at View Ridge Middle School. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Ginnie Ross, a volunteer for the Audubon Society of Portland with Ruby, a turkey vulture during the live bird show at View Ridge Middle School. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Ginnie Ross, a volunteer for the Audubon Society of Portland with Ruby, a turkey vulture during the live bird show at View Ridge Middle School. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Ginnie Ross, a volunteer for the Audubon Society of Portland with Ruby, a turkey vulture during the live bird show at View Ridge Middle School. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Finnegan, a Peregrine Falcon on display at Davis park in downtown Ridgefield presented by Audubon Society of Portland. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Finnegan, a Peregrine Falcon on display at Davis park in downtown Ridgefield presented by Audubon Society of Portland. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Children coloring tote bags at Davis park in downtown Ridgefield during the Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Children coloring tote bags at Davis park in downtown Ridgefield during the Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Dan Stueber, Portland demontrating the making of a Native American utilty tool made of pertrified wood. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Dan Stueber, Portland demontrating the making of a Native American utilty tool made of pertrified wood. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Dan Stueber, Portland displaying a Native American utilty tool he made from black obsidian. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Dan Stueber, Portland displaying a Native American utilty tool he made from black obsidian. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Visitors tour the Cathlapotle Plankhouse Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Visitors tour the Cathlapotle Plankhouse Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Chinook Tribal Vice Chairman, Sam Robinson playing a drum during the blessing of food and friendship before the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Chinook Tribal Vice Chairman, Sam Robinson playing a drum during the blessing of food and friendship before the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Chinook Tribal Vice Chairman, Sam Robinson playing a drum during the blessing of food and friendship before the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Chinook Tribal Vice Chairman, Sam Robinson playing a drum during the blessing of food and friendship before the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Chinook Tribal Vice Chairman, Sam Robinson playing a drum during the blessing of food and friendship before the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Chinook Tribal Vice Chairman, Sam Robinson playing a drum during the blessing of food and friendship before the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Kaye Duncan, Plankhouse volunteer and Sarah Hill, Plankhouse director, serversalmon at the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
Kaye Duncan, Plankhouse volunteer and Sarah Hill, Plankhouse director, serversalmon at the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
A serving of salmon from the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
A serving of salmon from the traditional salmon bake at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse, Sun., Oct. 2 at the Carty Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during Bird Fest. Photo by Mike Schultz.
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