Top 25 eBird Hotspots
Statewide as of May 2021
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 County347*
2Point Lookout State ParkSouthern Region / St. Mary’s County306*
3Sandy Point State ParkSouthern Region / Anne Arundel County298
4Hart-Miller State ParkCentral Region / Baltimore County296
5Blackwater National Wildlife RefugeEastern Shore Region / Dorchester County290*
6Swan Creek Wetlands – Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment FacilitySouthern Region / Anne Arundel County281
7Swan Harbor FarmCentral Region / Harford County274
8C&O Canal – Violette’s LockCentral Region / Montgomery County272
Tied for 9Fort Smallwood ParkSouthern Region / Anne Arundel County269
Tied for 9Loch Raven Reservoir & Watershed
Central Region/Baltimore County269*
10North Point State ParkCentral Region / Baltimore County267*
11Eastern Neck National Wildlife RefugeEastern Shore Region / Kent County266*
Tied for 12Deal Island WMAEastern Shore Region / Somerset County265*
Tied for 12Fort McHenry National MonumentCentral Region / Baltimore City265
13Jug Bay Wetlands SanctuarySouthern Region / Anne Arundel County261*
Tied for 14East Potomac Park (Hains Point)Washington, DC258
Tied for 14Masonville Cove Environmental Education CenterCentral Region / Baltimore City258
15 Irish Grove MOS SanctuaryEastern Shore Region / Somerset County255*
16Lilypons Water GardensWestern Region / Frederick County254
17North Beach (Marsh)Southern Region / Calvert County253
Tied for 18Pickering Creek Audubon CenterEastern Shore Region / Talbot County251
Tied for 18Terrapin Nature ParkEastern Shore Region / Queen Anne’s County251
Tied for 19McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area (Hughes Hollow)Central Region / Montgomery County250
Tied for 19Poplar IslandEastern Shore Region / Talbot County250
20Kenilworth Park & Aquatic GardensWashington, DC248
21Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center – HorseheadEastern Shore Region / Queen Anne’s County245
Tied for 22Elliott Island RoadEastern Shore Region / Dorchester County244*
Tied for 22Piney Run Park and Nature CenterCentral Region / Carroll County244
23Truitt’s LandingEastern Shore Region / Worcester County243*
Tied for 24Susquehanna State ParkCentral Region / Harford County241*
Tied for 24Triadelphia Reservoir (Howard County Portion)Central Region / Howard County241*
Tied for 25Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (restricted access)Southern Region / Prince George’s County240
Tied for 25Flag Ponds Nature ParkSouthern Region / Calvert County240