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bird watchingBird watching is a favorite hobby of many in Annapolis. There are such a wide variety of amazing birds to see year round and such beautiful scenery throughout Annapolis.

Many people are enjoying combining their other favorite hobby, photography, with the enjoyment of bird watching. It combines skill, talent and a good set of eyes to get great photos of birds, especially to catch them in flight on your camera.

Many of your favorite birds can be found in your favorite parks, and some can even be found in your own back yard. Placing a bird bath and bird feeder in your backyard can help you attract many interesting.

Here are some other interesting places around Annapolis where bird watching is a favorite past time.

Quiet Waters is on the shores of the South River in Annapolis and is a serene, nature-lovers’ favorite place. From bald eagles and hawks to great blue herons, woodpeckers and owls, Quiet Waters has a variety of birds and wildlife.

Sandy Point State Park is at the western edge of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, with a rich bay view, It’s always a pleasure to visit Sandy Point.  The park is great for bird watching and taking photos no matter what the weather. This is a  peaceful place to visit.

Truxtun Park located in Annapolis at the headwaters of Spa Creek features a  large variety of birds.

Thomas Point Park in Annapolis is surrounded by water on three sides. The view out to Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is worth the trip alone. Add in the birds and the bald eagles it’s a place you have to see.

Greenbury Point at Naval Support Activity in Annapolis located at the mouth of the Severn River is federal property and often, though not always, is open to the public. It has open fields, wetlands and woodlands; it’s like an open bird sanctuary.

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Miles is known for its miles of beautiful scenery. North Anne Arundel County also has quite a few parks, where unique birds have been spotted. From the return of the osprey in the spring   to the sight of beautiful Tundra swans in winter and, Maryland’s native birds.

Be sure to grab a pair of binoculars and visit any or all of these parks when you’re in Annapolis.

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