Top 10 eBird Hotspots in Each Region As of April 2019

Central Region

Only hotspots with public access are listed below.
RankHotspotCounty or City# of Species
1Hart-Miller Island State ParkBaltimore County289
2C&O Canal – Violette’s LockMontgomery269
3Fort McHenry National MonumentBaltimore City265
4Swan Harbor FarmHarford259
5McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area (Hughes Hollow)Montgomery249
6Masonville Cove Environmental Education CenterBaltimore City247
7Piney Run Park and Nature CenterCarroll245
8North Point State ParkBaltimore County243
9Centennial Lake and ParkMontgomery234
10Loch Raven ReservoirBaltimore County232

Eastern Shore Region

Only hotspots with public access are listed below.
RankHotspotCounty or City# of Species
1Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State ParkWorcester279/258
2Blackwater National Wildlife RefugeDorchester270
3Eastern Neck National Wildlife RefugeKent259
4Pickering Creek Audubon CenterTalbot244
5Terrapin Nature ParkQueen Anne’s244
6Poplar IslandTalbot243
7Truitt’s LandingWorcester243
8Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center – HorseheadQueen Anne’s242
9Elliott Island RoadDorchester242
10Irish Grove MOS SanctuarySomerset
233

Southern Region

Only hotspots with public access are listed below.
County or CityRankHotspot# of Species
Anne Arundel1Sandy Point State Park294
St. Mary’s2Point Lookout State Park292
Anne Arundel
3Swan Creek Wetlands – Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility279
Anne Arundel
4Fort Smallwood Park267
Anne Arundel
5Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary251
Calvert6North Beach (Marsh)243
Calvert7Flag Ponds Nature Park236
Prince George’s8Schoolhouse Pond235
Prince George’s9Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary223
Prince George’s10Patuxent River Park – Jug Bay Natural Area223

Western Region

Only hotspots with public access are listed below.
RankHotspotCounty or City# of Species
1Lilypons Water GardensFrederick245
2C&O Canal – North Branch Recreational AreaAllegany230
3Rocky Gap State ParkAllegany
218
4Fort Frederick State Park – Big PoolWashington203
5Broadford LakeGarrett202
6Piney ReservoirGarrett202
7Youghiogheny River ReservoirGarrett197
8Finzel Swamp PreserveGarrett195
9Herrington Manor State ParkGarrett195
10C&O Canal TerminusAllegany
189

Washington, DC

Only hotspots with public access are listed below.
RankHotspotCounty or City# of Species
1East Potomac Park – Hains PointWashington, DC254
2Kenilworth Park and Aquatic GardensWashington, DC240
3Theodore Roosevelt IslandWashington, DC204
4National ArboretumWashington, DC198
5C&O Canal – Fletcher’s Cove and BoathouseWashington, DC196
6Constitution GardensWashington, DC188
7Anacostia ParkWashington, DC184
8Rock Creek Park – Nature Center AreaWashington, DC184
9National Zoological ParkWashington, DC177
10Georgetown ReservoirWashington, DC153