• Spring time at the ponds

    Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

    District of Columbia


Blue Heron

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. We welcome volunteers to lead bird walks. Contact the park at (202) 426-6905 to volunteer.

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

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