Top 25 eBird Hotspots
Statewide as of May 2022
Maryland and DC Combined

33 spots are listed because of ties in the rankings

Only hotspots with public access are listed below.
RankHotspotRegion & County / City# of Species
1Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State ParkEastern Shore Region / Worcester County349*
2Point Lookout State ParkSouthern Region / St. Mary’s County306*
3Sandy Point State ParkSouthern Region / Anne Arundel County299
4Deal Island WMAEastern Shore Region / Somerset County298*
5Hart-Miller State ParkCentral Region / Baltimore County297
6Blackwater National Wildlife RefugeEastern Shore Region / Dorchester County292*
7Swan Creek Wetlands – Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment FacilitySouthern Region / Anne Arundel County282
8Swan Harbor FarmCentral Region / Harford County275
Tied for 9C&O Canal – Violette’s LockCentral Region / Montgomery County273
Tied for 9Eastern Neck National Wildlife RefugeEastern Shore Region / Kent County273*
10Loch Raven Reservoir & Watershed
Central Region/Baltimore County272*
11North Point State ParkCentral Region / Baltimore County271*
12Fort Smallwood ParkSouthern Region / Anne Arundel County269
13Masonville Cove Environmental Education CenterCentral Region / Baltimore City266
14Fort McHenry National MonumentCentral Region / Baltimore City265
15Jug Bay Wetlands SanctuarySouthern Region / Anne Arundel County261*
16East Potomac Park (Hains Point)Washington, DC259
17North Beach (Marsh)Southern Region / Calvert County257
Tied for 18 Irish Grove MOS SanctuaryEastern Shore Region / Somerset County256*
Tied for 18Lilypons Water GardensWestern Region / Frederick County256
Tied for 18Poplar IslandEastern Shore Region / Talbot County256
Tied for 19McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area (Hughes Hollow)Central Region / Montgomery County252
Tied for 19Pickering Creek Audubon CenterEastern Shore Region / Talbot County252
Tied for 19Terrapin Nature ParkEastern Shore Region / Queen Anne’s County252
20Kenilworth Park & Aquatic GardensWashington, DC250
21Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center – HorseheadEastern Shore Region / Queen Anne’s County248
22Elliott Island RoadEastern Shore Region / Dorchester County245*
23Piney Run Park and Nature CenterCentral Region / Carroll County244
Tied for 24Elk Neck State ParkCentral Region/Cecil County243*
Tied for 24Flag Ponds Nature ParkSouthern Region / Calvert County243
Tied for 24Triadelphia Reservoir (Howard County Portion)Central Region / Howard County243*
Tied for 24Truitt’s LandingEastern Shore Region / Worcester County243*
25Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (restricted access)Southern Region / Prince George’s County242