It’s the proud national bird symbol of the United States, yet someone in Maryland is shooting them.
The American bald eagle — now back from the brink of extinction — is literally flocking to an unlikely spot right here in Maryland.
Bird watching is said to be the fastest growing outdoor activity in the United States. Maryland has more than 400 species of native birds, and is a favorite winter habitat for birds migrating from Canada and the Arctic down the Atlantic Flyway. This makes winter bird watching particularly interesting. Here are some top spots.