One of our year round residents

NPS photo

Birding has always been a good reason to come to Anacostia Park and the Aquatic Gardens. The park manages habitat for ground nesting, aquatic, and woodland birds.

For a field guide by Ian Lothian click here.

For a pdf file of birds and frequency rate compiled by volunteer Jordan Rutter orclick here.


For an updated list of bird sightings, go to

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