Bird watching

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Rare Sightings At Annapolis, Gibson Island Bird Count

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — As a pair of snow buntings perched atop a picnic table Sunday at Sandy Point State Park, a half-dozen birders excitedly raised their binoculars and peered through their spotting scopes. The […]


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Cardin Bill Favors Orioles, Other Migratory Birds

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is pushing a conservation bill favoring the Baltimore oriole and other migratory birds.


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Top Winter Bird Watching Spots

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.