Top 25 eBird Hotspots
Maryland and DC Combined
Statewide As of April 2020

26 spots are listed because of ties in the rankings

Only hotspots with public access are listed below.
RankHotspotRegion & County / City# of Species
1Sandy Point State ParkSouthern Region / Anne Arundel County297
2Point Lookout State ParkSouthern Region / St. Mary’s County294
3Hart-Miller State ParkCentral Region / Baltimore County292
4Swan Creek Wetlands – Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment FacilitySouthern Region / Anne Arundel County280
5Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State ParkEastern Shore Region / Worcester County279/263
6C&O Canal – Violette’s LockCentral Region / Montgomery County272
7Blackwater National Wildlife RefugeEastern Shore Region / Dorchester County271
8Fort Smallwood ParkSouthern Region / Anne Arundel County268
9Fort McHenry National MonumentCentral Region / Baltimore City265
10Swan Harbor FarmCentral Region / Harford County264
11Eastern Neck National Wildlife RefugeEastern Shore Region / Kent County261
12East Potomac Park (Hains Point)Washington, DC255
13Masonville Cove Environmental Education CenterCentral Region / Baltimore City255
14Jug Bay Wetlands SanctuarySouthern Region / Anne Arundel County255
15Lilypons Water GardensWestern Region / Frederick County250
16Pickering Creek Audubon CenterEastern Shore Region / Talbot County249
17Terrapin Nature ParkEastern Shore Region / Queen Anne’s County249
18McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area (Hughes Hollow)Central Region / Montgomery County249
19Poplar IslandEastern Shore Region / Talbot County247
20North Beach (Marsh)Southern Region / Calvert County246
21North Point State ParkCentral Region / Baltimore County245
22Piney Run Park and Nature CenterCentral Region / Carroll County244
23Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center – HorseheadEastern Shore Region / Queen Anne’s County244
24Elliott Island RoadEastern Shore Region / Dorchester County241
25Loch Raven Reservoir & Watershed
Central Region/Baltimore County241
26Truitt’s LandingEastern Shore Region / Worcester County241