Relevant Birding Links



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  • Birder’s Guide to Maryland and DC 
    The Maryland Ornithological Society's online guide to the best birding sites in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Active birders throughout the state have contributed site descriptions to create this guide. 
  • Bird Watching and Bird Trails in Washington County
    Bird watching has long been a favorite activity in Washington County. Professional ornithologists, photographers, birdwatching enthusiasts and nature lovers gravitate from across the country to soak up the scenery and snap the common and elusive bird pics, do scientific research, and simply enjoy.
  • The Washington Monument State Park Hawk Watch
    Hawk Watch is located on South Mountain overlooking Boonsboro, the view alone is worth the visit, but since the Cumberland Valley is a migratory bird flyway, the park offers excellent all around birdwatching opportunities. The Appalachian Trail winds through the park and passes the base of the monument.
  • Birding in Worcester County (pdf)
    Experience the unspoiled wilderness of Worcester County which attracts, sustains and protects so much natural life. Within a radius of just a few miles exist the unique – yet easily accessible – birding habitats of a barrier island, a cypress swamp, centuries-old forest, tidal wetlands, and secluded fields.

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