Eastern Ecological Science Center (formerly Patuxent Wildlife Research Center) (EESC)
Migratory Bird Research (MBR)
BIRDS OF NATIONAL CAPITAL PARKS-EAST
Click on park names in hypertext to see bird checklists.
- Greenbelt Park & Baltimore-Washington Parkway, MD--forested park and scenic roadway with forested buffer.
- Kenilworth Park, DC--includes Kenilworth Marsh and Aquatic Gardens, forest, and recreational fields along the Anacostia River.
- Anacostia Park, DC--predominantly recreational areas along the Anacostia River.
- Capitol Hill Parks, DC--Folger Park, Lincoln Park, Marion Park, and Stanton Park.
- Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, DC--Cedar Hill, Douglass' last home.
- Fort Circle Parks, DC/MD--sites of Civil War forts, now predominantly forested.
- Oxon Run Parkway, DC--forested natural area.
- Oxon Cove Park, DC/MD--includes Oxon Hill Farm, and grasslands, scrub, and forests along Oxon Run & Cove and the Potomac River.
- Suitland Parkway, MD--scenic roadway with forested buffer that connects Andrews Air Force Base with Bolling Air Force Base and downtown Washington.
- Harmony Hall, MD--historic house and ruins, field, forest, and marsh.
- Fort Washington Park, MD--forest, lawns, and historic fort overlooking the Potomac River.
- Piscataway Park, MD--forests, marshes, and agricultural fields along the Potomac River and Piscataway Creek preserve the rural view from Mt. Vernon.
Depress button to get a count of the number of documented species of birds in each park.
This page created by Deanna K. Dawson and Gregory A. Gough, and last updated 12/03/2001.