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    Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

    District of Columbia


Blue Heron

One of our year round residents

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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 http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/Infocenter/Nps/park.htm

Did You Know?

streams of Washington, DC

Old Washington, DC was a place of rivers. Compare the map here to a current river map. Where did the rivers go?